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 This day in History - July 21
368 Historic Events for July 21
1986

Virginia Hewitt, actress (Carol-Space Patrol), dies at 60

Death
1986

Barbara Palacios Teyde, 22, of Venezuela, crowned 35th Miss Universe

Event
1986

Paulo Correia, Guinee-Bissaus colonel/putschist, executed

Death
1987

Kristi Addis, of Mississippi, crowned 5th Miss Teen USA

Event
1988

Mass Gov Michael Dukakis accepts Democratic nomination for president

Event
1988

ESA's Ariane-3 launches 2 communications satellites (1 Indian)

Event
1989

Mike Tyson KOs Carl Williams in 1:33 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1989

Greg LeMond (US) wins Tour de France in fastest time

Event
1989

Eastern Airlines submits a reorganization plan to creditors

Event
1990

Sacha Piteoff, dies of heart failure at 70

Death
1990

Stanley Shapiro, dies of leukemia at 65

Death
1990

Manuel Puig, Argentina writer (Buenos Aires Affair), dies at 57

Death
1990

Pink Floyds' "Wall" is performed where Berlin Wall once stood

Event
1990

Goodwill Games opens in Seattle Wash

Event
1991

Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, and Bill Veeck are elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

Event
1991

Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic

Event
1991

120th British Golf Open: Ian Baker-Finch shoots 272 at Royal Birkdale

Event
1991

Sharmell Sullivan (Gary Indiana), 20, crowned 23rd Miss Black America

Event
1991

Theodore Wilson, dies at 47

Death
1993

Piet Wielinga, TV producer (Dutch Glory), dies at 56

Death
1993

Robert J Glass, film producer (ET), is killed at 53

Death
1993

Henk Kersting, bureau chef (Associated Press-WW II), dies at 88

Death
1993

Angela Kennedy swims world record 50 m butterfly stroke (26.93)

Event
1994

Marjorie Dorothy Chandler Collins, jazz singer, dies at 67

Death
1994

John Ernest, constructionist Artist, dies at 72

Death