1913 ~ Arthur Wynne’s “word-cross” was the World’s first crossword puzzle published on the 21st December 1913, when it was published in the New York World newspaper.
1937 ~ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the world’s 1rst full-length animated feature, premiered at the Carthay Circle Theater on the 21st December 1937.
1937 ~ Jane Fonda the American actress was born on the 21st December 1937. YouTube video: Jane Fonda Workout Video (1982)…
1940 ~ Frank Zappa the American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer was born on the 21st December 1940 (died 1993). YouTube video: Frank Zappa – Dupree’s Paradise & Montana – Roxy 1973…
1946 ~ The 1946 Nankaidō Earthquake and tsunami in happened in Nankaidō, Japan on the 21st December 1946, killing over 1,300 people and destroying over 38,000 homes.
1946 ~ Kevin Peek the Australian guitarist and songwriter from Sky was born on the 21st December 1946 (died 2013). YouTube video: Rare Guitar Video: John Williams and Kevin Peek play Fool on the Hill by Beatles…
1948 ~ Samuel L. Jackson the American actor and producer was born on the 21st December 1948.
1962 ~ Rondane National Park was established as Norway‘s 1st national park on the 21st December 1962.
1966 ~ Kiefer Sutherland the English-Canadian actor, director, and producer was born on the 21st December 1966.
1968 – Apollo 8 was launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the 21st December 1968, placing its crew on a lunar trajectory for the 1st visit by humans to another celestial body.
1969 ~ Julie Delpy the French-American actress, director, screenwriter, and singer-songwriter was born on the 21st December 1969. Julie Delpy has directed, written, and acted in more than 30 films, including Europa Europa, The Voyager, Three Colors: White), Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, 2 Days in Paris, and Before Midnight.
1988 ~ Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, on the 21st December 1988, killing 270 people.
1995 ~ The City of Bethlehem passed from Israeli to Palestinian control on the 21st December 1995.
2003 ~ www.Antonk.com domain name was registered on the 21st December 2003. The Antonk.com website was started on the 8th March 2012.
2012 ~ The GANGNAM STYLE YOUTUBE ViDEO by Psy became the 1st YouTube in the World to have 1 billion views. YouTube added a special commemorative dancing Psy animated gif to the counter for the occasion…
2014 ~Udo Jürgens the Austrian composer and singer died on the 21st December 2014, aged 80. Griechischer Wein – Greek Wine music video…
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