SEPTEMBER 21 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1853 – Heike Kamerlingh Onnes the Dutch physicist and Nobel Prize winner who pioneered refrigeration techniques, was born on the 21st day of September in 1853 (d. 1926).

1866 – H. G. Wells the English writer was born on the 21st day of September in 1866 (d. 1946).

1897 – The “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” editorial was published in the New York Sun on the 21st day of September in 1897.

1902Sir Allen Lane the British book publisher who founded Penguin Books, was born on the 21st day of September in 1902 (d. 1970).

1912 – Chuck Jones the American animator was born on the 21st day of September in 1912 (d. 2002).

1931 – Larry Hagman the American actor was born on the 21st day of September in 1931.

1933 – Allan Jeans the Australian football player and coach was born on the 21st day of September in 1933 (d. 2011).

1934 – Leonard Cohen the Canadian singer and songwriter was born on the 21st day of September in 1934.

1937 – J. R. R. Tolkien‘s The Hobbit was published on the 21st day of September in 1937.

1942 – The B-29 Superfortress made its maiden flight on the 21st day of September in 1942.

1947 – Stephen King the American author was born on the 21st day of September in 1947.

1947 – Don Felder the American guitarist from the Eagles was born on the 21st day of September in 1947.

1950 – Bill Murray the American comedian and actor was born on the 21st day of September in 1950.

1954 – Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor the British musician from Motörhead was born on the 21st day of September in 1954.

1957Kevin Rudd the Australian politician who was twice Prime Minister of Australia was born in Nambour, Queensland on the 21st day of September in 1957. Kevin Rudd was the 1st PM King of Social Media Land: Kevin Rudd official webiste: www.KevinRuddMP.com | official Facebook: www.facebook.com/KevinRuddMP | verified Twitter: www.Twitter.com/KRuddMP | YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/KevinRuddMP | instagram: www.instagram.com/KRuddMP

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www.KevinRuddMP.com.au ~ The official “Kevin Connects” Kevin Rudd website ~ Farewell Address to Parliament (13 November 2013)… read more
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Kevin Rudd & Julia Gillard at their first press conference as leader and deputy leader of the Australian Labor Party on the 4th December 2006 (photo by Adam Carr)

1959 – Corinne Drewery the British singer from Swing Out Sister was born on the 21st day of September in 1959.

1961 – The CH-47 Chinook transportation helicopter made its maiden flight on the 21st day of September in 1961.

1961 – Nancy Travis the American actress was born on the 21st day of September in 1961.

1964 – Malta became independent from the United Kingdom on the 21st day of September in 1964.

1965 – David Wenham the Australian actor was born on the 21st day of September in 1965.

1967 – Faith Hill the American singer was born on the 21st day of September in 1967.

1968 – Ricki Lake the American talk show hostess was born on the 21st day of September in 1968.

1971 – David Vetter also known as The Boy in the Bubble was born on the 21st day of September in 1971 (d. 1984).

1972 – Liam Gallagher the English singer from Oasis was born on the 21st day of September in 1972.

1972 – David Silveria the American drummer from KoЯn was born on the 21st day of September in 1972.

1981 – Nicole Richie the American socialite was born on the 21st day of September in 1981.

1982 ~ The iNTERNATiONAL DAY of PEACE also known as World Peace Day has been held annually on the 21st day of September in 1982. International Day of Peace is dedicated to peace, and absence of war and violence. See the United Nations International  Day of Peacepage. 

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1989 ~ Jason Derulo the American pop singer was born on the 21st day of September in 1989. YouTube video: Jason Derulo – Talk Dirty feat. 2 Chainz (2013 Official HD Music Video)…

1998The King of Queens American television sitcom was first broadcast on the 21st September 1998, until the 14th May 2007. YouTube video: The King Of Queens TV Intro in HD…

2001 – Deep Space 1 flew within 2,200 km of Comet Borrelly on the 21st day of September in 2001.

Today in History for September 21st ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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