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 This day in History - September 21
351 Historic Events for September 21
1872

John Henry Conyers of SC becomes 1st black student at Annapolis

Event
1874

Gustav Theodore Holst, Cheltenham, England, composer (Planets)

Birth
1874

JBAL L‚once Elie the Beaumont, French geologist, dies at 75

Death
1880

Henry Louis Mencken, US essayist/critic (American Mercury)

Birth
1882

Alf Thorbald Hurum, composer

Birth
1883

1st direct US-Brazil telegraph connection

Event
1883

Johannes van Vloten, Dutch man of letters/theologist, dies at 65

Death
1884

Hugh "Shorty" Ray, supervisor of NFL officials, HOF member

Birth
1885

Dutch demonstrate for general voting right

Event
1885

Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer

Birth
1886

Teiichi Igarashi, Japan, climed Mt Fuji at age 99

Birth
1887

Lodewijk de Vocht, composer

Birth
1889

Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist

Birth
1893

Moses Pergament, composer

Birth
1893

Frank Duryea drives 1st US made gas propelled vehicle (car)

Event
1894

Tullio Carminati, Zara Dalmatia Italy, actor (Roman Holiday)

Birth
1895

1st auto manufacturer opens-Duryea Motor Wagon Company

Event
1896

General Kitcheners army occupies Dongola Sudan

Event
1897

NY Sun runs famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus," editorial

Event
1898

China's empress-mother Ci Xi and emperor De Zong arrested

Event
1898

Tushar Kanti Ghosh, world's oldest/longest serving newspaper Editor

Birth
1899

Luc Haesaerts, Flemish art critic (Flandre)

Birth
1901

Adele Bochner

Birth
1902

Allen Lane, English publisher/founder (Penguin Books)

Birth
1902

Learie [Nicholas] Constantine, Trinidad cricket player

Birth