Today in History, English
Today in History, English

95101August 21Death1622 – Juan de Tassis, 2nd Count of Villamediana, Spanish poet and politician (b. 1582)
95102August 21Death1627 – Jacques Mauduit, French composer and academic (b. 1557)
95103August 21Death1673 – Henry Grey, 1st Earl of Stamford, English soldier (b. 1599)
95104August 21Death1689 – William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier (b. 1661)
95105August 21Death1762 – Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, English author, poet, and playwright (b. 1689)
95106August 21Death1763 – Charles Wyndham, 2nd Earl of Egremont, English politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department (b. 1710)
95107August 21Death1775 – Zahir al-Umar, Arabian ruler (b. 1690)
95108August 21Death1796 – John McKinly, American physician and politician, 1st Governor of Delaware (b. 1721)
95109August 21Death1814 – Benjamin Thompson, American-English physicist and colonel (b. 1753)
95110August 21Death1835 – John MacCulloch, Scottish geologist and academic (b. 1773)
95111August 21Death1836 – Claude-Louis Navier, French physicist and engineer (b. 1785)
95112August 21Death1838 – Adelbert von Chamisso, German botanist and poet (b. 1781)
95113August 21Death1853 – Charles Tristan, marquis de Montholon, French general (b. 1783)
95114August 21Death1854 – Thomas Clayton, American lawyer and politician (b. 1777)
95115August 21Death1870 – Ma Xinyi, Chinese general and politician, Viceroy of Liangjiang (b. 1821)
95116August 21Death1905 – Alexander von Oettingen, Estonian theologian and statistician (b. 1827)
95117August 21Death1910 – Bertalan Székely, Hungarian painter and academic (b. 1835)
95118August 21Death1919 – Laurence Doherty, English tennis player (b. 1875)
95119August 21Death1935 – John Hartley, English tennis player (b. 1849)
95120August 21Death1940 – Hermann Obrecht, Swiss lawyer and politician (b. 1882)
95121August 21Death1940 – Ernest Thayer, American poet and author (b. 1863)
95122August 21Death1940 – Leon Trotsky, Russian theorist and politician, founded the Red Army (b. 1879)
95123August 21Death1943 – Henrik Pontoppidan, Danish journalist and author, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1857)
95124August 21Death1947 – Ettore Bugatti, Italian-French engineer and businessman, founded Bugatti (b. 1881)
95125August 21Death1951 – Constant Lambert, English composer and conductor (b. 1905)
95126August 21Death1957 – Mait Metsanurk, Estonian author and playwright (b. 1879)
95127August 21Death1957 – Nels Stewart, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1902)
95128August 21Death1957 – Harald Sverdrup, Norwegian meteorologist and oceanographer (b. 1888)
95129August 21Death1960 – David B. Steinman, American engineer, designed the Mackinac Bridge (b. 1886)
95130August 21Death1964 – Palmiro Togliatti, Italian journalist and politician, Italian Minister of Justice (b. 1893)

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