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 This day in History - September 21
351 Historic Events for September 21
1919

Aya Zikken, author (Atlasvlinder, Rameh)

Birth
1920

Jay Ward, cartoonist (Rocky and his Friends, Bullwinkle)

Birth
1921

Gas explodes at Bradishe Aniline chemical works in Germany, 565 die

Event
1921

Pope Benedictus XV donates 1 million lire to feed Russians

Event
1922

Tom Armitage, cricketer (England lob bowler v Australia 1877), dies

Death
1922

Lode Backx, Flemish pianist

Birth
1922

Pres Warren G Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine

Event
1923

Harry JN Vane 11th Lord Barnard, English large landowner

Birth
1924

Gail Russell, Chicago IL, actress (Uninvited, Moonrise, Unseen)

Birth
1926

Donald A Glaser, physicist (Nobel-1960)

Birth
1928

"My Weekly Reader" magazine made its debut

Event
1929

1st legal pass in Canada was thrown by Gerry Seiberling and 1st reception by Ralph Losie of Calgary Altomah-Tigers against Edmonton

Event
1930

Dawn Addams, Felixstown Engl, actress (Alan Young Show, Star Maidens)

Birth
1930

Johann Ostermeyer patents flashbulb

Event
1931

Britain abandons gold standard/pound devalues 20%

Event
1931

Larry Hagman, Fort Worth Tx, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, JR-Dallas)

Birth
1932

Don Preston, rocker (Mothers Of Invention)

Birth
1932

Melvin Van Peebles, US, playwright/director (Watermelon Man)

Birth
1933

Trial against Marinus der Lubbe opens

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1934

Typhoon strikes Honshu Island Japan, kills 4,000

Event
1934

St Louis Card Paul Dean no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 3-0

Event
1934

Leonard Cohen, Montr‚al, singer/songwriter (Death of Ladies Man)

Birth
1935

Henry Gibson, Germantown Pa, comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet)

Birth
1936

Spanish fascist junta names Franco to generalissimo/supreme commander

Event
1937

J R R Tolkien, publishes "Hobbit"

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