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 This day in History - July 21
368 Historic Events for July 21
1978

Kyoko Iwosoki, Japan, 100m breaststroke swimmer (Oly-gold-92, 96)

Birth
1978

US Postal Service and unions agree on a contract averting mail strike

Event
1979

Ludwig Renn, writer, dies at 90

Death
1979

108th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 283 at Royal Lytham

Event
1979

National Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, NY) dedicated

Event
1980

Jean-Claude Droyer climbs Eiffel Tower in 2 hrs 18 mins

Event
1981

Australia set 130 to win, all out 111 at Headingley Willis 8-43

Event
1982

Jean J A Girault, French director (Gendarme Saint-Tropez), dies at 58

Death
1982

Dave Garroway, TV host (Today Show), dies at 69

Death
1982

France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island

Event
1983

Polish govt ends 19 months of martial law

Event
1983

Storm cuts short Diana Ross' free concert in NY's Central Park

Event
1983

US announces Lebanon freed American hostage David Dodge

Event
1984

Michael Osborne, rock guitarist/vocalist (Axe), dies at 34

Death
1984

Marita Koch of E Germany sets world women's mark for 200m, 21.71s

Event
1984

1st documented case of a robot killing a human in US

Event
1984

USSR performs underground nuclear Test

Event
1985

"Leader of the Pack" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 120 perfs

Event
1985

Mickey Shaughnessy, actor (Chicago Teddy Bears), dies at 65

Death
1985

Vicki Vola, actress (Miss Miller-Mr District Attorney)

Death
1985

Judy Clark wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

Event
1985

Amina Fakir (Detroit), 23, crowned 18th Miss Black America

Event
1985

114th British Golf Open: Sandy Lyle shoots a 282 at Royal St George

Event
1985

Bernard Hinault wins his 5th and last Tour de France

Event
1986

Pleasure Island plans unveiled

Event