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 This day in History - August 21
328 Historic Events for August 21
1893

Juliette Marie Olga Lili Boulanger, composer

Birth
1893

Lili Boulanger, composer

Birth
1896

Roark Bradford, writer/humorist (Ol' Man Adan an' His Chillun)

Birth
1896

Raymond Herreman, Flemish writer (Rose of Jericho)

Birth
1896

Blossom Rock, actress, (Grandmamma-Addams Family)

Birth
1897

Oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division

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1898

Nicola van Westerhout, composer, dies at 40

Death
1900

Eileen Percy, Belfast Ireland, silent film actress (Let's Go)

Birth
1901

Joe McGinnity, suspended from NL for punching and spitting on an ump

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1901

21st US Mens Tennis: William Larned beats Beals C Wright (62 68 64 64)

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1902

Renato Fasano, composer

Birth
1903

Yannis Constantinidis, composer

Birth
1904

[William] Count Basie, Red Bank NJ, jazz musician (Blazing Saddles)

Birth
1905

Isadore I Friz Freleng, KC MO, animator (Warner Bros cartoons)

Birth
1905

Jules Oppert, German Assyriologist (decodes characters), dies at 80

Death
1906

Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet, advertising magnate

Birth
1906

Joachim Homs, composer

Birth
1907

Roy K Marshall, Glen Carbon Ill, TV scientist (Nature of Things)

Birth
1907

Miguel Torga, [Adolfo Correia da Rocha], Portuguese author

Birth
1908

David Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse)

Birth
1909

Jon William Jr Haussermann, composer

Birth
1909

C Dillon Douglas, Geneva Switz, US Secretary of Treasury (1961-65)

Birth
1911

W R Wister, cricketer (USA v Canada 1859), dies

Death
1912

Mr Carter-Cotton chosen 1st chancellor of Univ of British Columbia

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1912

Bruce Trent, singer

Birth