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Today In History - February 21
French Soldier and NationalHeroine Joan of Arc

French Soldier and National
Heroine Joan of Arc


Reprinted By Permission
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Today in History in 1431 French Soldier and National Heroine Joan of Arc’s first day of interrogation began in her heresy trial; in 1792 the U.S. Congress passed the Presidential Succession Act; and in 1972 Richard Nixon became the first U.S. President to visit China.

Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 1173 - Pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Becket Archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1431 - Joan of Arc's first day of interrogation during her trial for heresy
  • 1782 - US Congress resolves establishment of a US mint
  • 1792 - US Congress passes Presidential Succession Act
  • 1852 - George Bancroft becomes the American Geographical Society's first president
  • 1878 - World's 1st telephone directory issued, 50 subscribers (New Harbor, Connecticut)
  • 1887 - Oregon becomes 1st US state to make Labor Day a holiday
  • 1895 - NC Legislature, adjourns for day to mark death of Frederick Douglass
  • 1941 - Omar Bradley is promoted to the rank of brigadier general
  • 1952 - Dick Button performs 1st figure skating triple jump in competition
  • 1953 - Francis Crick and James Watson discover structure of DNA-molecule
  • 1965 - Rights activist Malcolm X is shot dead by Nation of Islam followers at Audubon Ballroom in New York
  • 1972 - Richard Nixon becomes 1st US president to visit China
  • 1986 - Tennis star Jimmy Connors fined $20,000 & suspended for 10 weeks
  • 2014 - US President Barack Obama meets with the Dalai Lama


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Famous Birthdays

  • 1852 - [James] Burner Matthews, US playwright/critic (NY Times)
  • 1855 - Alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame)
  • 1915 - Ann Sheridan, Denton Texas, actress (Dodge City, Another World)
  • 1923 - Lucille Bremer, Amsterdam, New York, American actress/dancer (Meet Me in St. Louis, Ziegfeld Follies)
  • 1925 - Sam Peckinpah, Fresno CA, film director (Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs)
  • 1927 - Erma Bombeck, Dayton Ohio, humorist (Grass is Always Greener...)
  • 1927 - Hubert de Givenchy, Beauvais France, fashion designer (Audrey Hepburn)
  • 1946 - Alan Rickman, actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Harry Potter)
  • 1946 - Tyne Daly, Madison Wisc, actress (Cagney & Lacey, Angel Unchained)
  • 1979 - Jennifer Love Hewitt, actress (Sarah Reeves-Party of Five)
  • 1989 - Corbin Bleu, American actor and singer

Famous Weddings

  • 1807 - US President Martin Van Buren (24) weds highschool sweetheart Hannah Hoes (23) in Catskill, New York
  • 1952 - Actress Elizabeth Taylor (19) marries for the 2nd time to actor Michael Wilding (39)
  • 1954 - Actor Leonard Nimoy (22) weds actress Sandra Zober
  • 1975 - Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench (27) weds Vickie Chesser in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1988 - Actor Dudley Moore (53) weds actress Brogan Lane at the Little Chapel of the West in Las Vegas

Famous Deaths

  • 1919 - Mary Edwards Walker, American surgeon and feminist, only woman awarded Medal of Honor (US Civil War), dies at 86
  • 1941 - Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1891)
  • 1965 - Malcolm X, [Little], African American Moslem leader and human rights activist, assassinated in New York City at 39
  • 1968 - Howard Florey, pharmacologist/Pathologist, Nobel Prize Laureate, dies at 69
  • 1982 - Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle), dies at 60

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