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 This day in History - July 21
368 Historic Events for July 21
1927

J J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies

Death
1927

Stefan Niculescu, composer

Birth
1928

Ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81

Death
1928

1st woman to win an olympic gold medal - Halina Knonpacka of Poland

Event
1930

110øF (43øC) at Millsboro, Delaware (state record)

Event
1930

Gene Alec Littler, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1961 US Open)

Birth
1930

US Veterans Administration forms

Event
1931

Reno race track, becomes 1st in US to use daily double wagering

Event
1931

Leon Schidlowsky, composer

Birth
1933

Brigitte Reimann, writer

Birth
1933

Haifa Harbor in Palestine opens

Event
1933

John C Gardner, scholar/writer (Grendel, Sunlight Dialogues)

Birth
1934

113øF (45øC), near Gallipolis, Ohio (state record)

Event
1934

Edolphus Towns, (Rep-D-New York, 1983- )

Birth
1934

Chandu Borde, cricket batsman (55 Tests for India 1959-67)

Birth
1935

Julian Pettifer, English TV-host

Birth
1935

Kaye Stevens, Pitts, singer/comedienne (Jerry Lewis Show)

Birth
1938

Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London

Event
1938

Anton Emil Kuerti, composer

Birth
1938

Janet Reno, US attorney general (1993- )

Birth
1938

Les Aspin, (Rep-D-Wisc, 1971-93)/Minister of Defense (1993-94)

Birth
1940

James E Clyburn, (Rep-D-South Carolina)

Birth
1940

Soviet Union annexes Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Event
1940

VARA-management accepts Rost of Tonningens demands

Event
1941

200 Jewish Torahs are burned in Ukraine

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