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 This day in History - September 21
351 Historic Events for September 21
1955

Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1955

Richard J Hieb, Jamestown ND, astronaut (STS 39, 49, 65)

Birth
1955

USSR performs nuclear test

Event
1956

Yanks set dubious record, stranding 20 men on base Mantle hits a 500' plus homer but Red Sox win 13-9 in Fenway

Event
1956

Robert Mills Delaney, composer, dies at 53

Death
1956

Anastasio Somoza, Nicaraguan dictator, assassinated by Roliberto Lopez

Death
1957

Olav V, becomes king of Norway

Event
1957

Haakon VII (CF Charles WA), Danish king of Norway (1905-57), dies

Death
1957

Pote Sarasin forms govt in Thailand

Event
1957

Ethan Coen, Minneapolis Mn, producer (Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink)

Birth
1957

Lynette Love, US tai kwan do champ 1987/(Olympics 1988)

Birth
1957

"Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV

Event
1957

German sailing school ship Pamir sails Atlantic Ocean

Event
1958

Rick Mahorn, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)

Birth
1958

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1958

1st airplane flight exceeding 1200 hours, lands, Dallas Tx

Event
1959

600 Indian Dutch emigrate to US

Event
1959

Corrinne Drewery, rocker (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out)

Birth
1959

David Coulier, Detroit, actor (Joey Gladstone-Full House)

Birth
1960

David James Elliott, Toronto, actor (Seinfeld, Lt Harmon Rabb-Jag)

Birth
1961

Earle Dickson, inventor (band-aid), dies at 68

Death
1961

Michel R Vassallucci, French/Neth publisher (Arena)

Birth
1961

Antonio Abertondo swims English Channel round trip (44 miles)

Event
1961

Maurice Delage, composer, dies at 81

Death
1961

Nancy Travis, NYC, actress (Kim-Almost Perfect, Chaplin, 8 Men Out)

Birth