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 This day in History - August 21
328 Historic Events for August 21
1992

Lucille Brown, actress (Farina-Our Gang), dies after illness at 74

Death
1992

Theo van Tijn, Marxist/social-historian, dies at 65

Death
1993

Lyricist Bernie Taupin weds Strephanie Haymes

Event
1993

NASA loses contact with Mars Observer

Event
1994

Danitra Vance, comedienne (SNL), dies of breast cancer at 35

Death
1994

Hein Fentener van Vlissingen, eccentric millionaire, dies at 73

Death
1994

-23] Typhoon Fred ravages Chinese county Zhejiang, 700+ killed

Event
1994

Ernesto Zedillo wins Mexican presidential election

Event
1994

Jane Geddes wins LPGA Chicago Golf Challenge

Event
1994

Royal Air Maroc ATR-42 crash down at Agadir, 44 killed

Event
1995

Manfred Donike, chemist Drug Test pioneer, dies at 61

Death
1995

Len Martin, sports broadcaster, dies at 76

Death
1995

Ken Rickards, cricketer (104 runs at 34 66 for WI 1948-52), dies

Death
1995

James Truitte, dancer, dies at 72

Death
1995

Hilda Beatritz Guevara, daughter of Che Guevara, dies at 39

Death
1995

Anatole Fistoulari, conductor, dies at 88

Death
1995

Nanni Loy, film Director, dies at 69

Death
1995

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, physicist (Nobel-1983), dies at 84

Death
1995

US marshals move in on Randy Weaver's cabin in Idaho

Event
1996

Sidney George Gray, company secretary, dies at 82

Death
1996

Netscape Browser 3.0 is released

Event
1996

Rosa Joyce Plesters Brommelie, conservation scientist, dies at 69

Death
1996

"Hughie," opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC

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1996

Christie Lee Woods, 18, of Texas, crowned 14th Miss Teen USA

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1997

US govt forces closure of Hudson Foods due to E Coli break out

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