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 This day in History - July 21
368 Historic Events for July 21
1831

Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55

Death
1832

Henrietta Marie Morse King, cattlewoman

Birth
1836

1st Canadian RR opens, between Laprairie and St John, Qu‚bec

Event
1846

Mormons found 1st English settlement in Calif (San Joaquin Valley)

Event
1856

Harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania)

Birth
1856

Louise Blanchard Bethune, 1st US woman architect

Birth
1857

A S C Wallis, [AdŠle SC von Antal-Opzoomer], Dutch writer

Birth
1861

1st major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins

Event
1861

Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44

Death
1863

C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)

Birth
1864

Frances Folsom Cleveland, 1st lady (1885-89, 93-97)

Birth
1865

Robert Kahn, composer

Birth
1866

Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London

Event
1867

City Gardens on Folsom opens

Event
1870

Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42

Death
1873

Jesse James and James Younger gang's 1st train robbery (Adair Iowa)

Event
1877

-27] US army breaks railroad strike

Event
1880

Compressed air accident kills 20 workers on Hudson River tunnel, NY

Event
1884

1st Test Cricket match played at Lord's

Event
1885

Frances Parkinson Keyes, novelist (Dinner at Antoine)

Birth
1886

John-French Cantr‚, Flemish wood carver/painter/cartoonist

Birth
1888

Jacques Feyder, [Fr‚d‚rix], Belg/French actor/director (Anna Christie)

Birth
1888

Matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade), dies at 53

Death
1891

Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51

Death
1892

Lenore Ulric, US actress (Notorious, Better Woman) [or 1894]

Birth