21th January

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The January 21 (in Austria and South Tyrol : January 21 ) is the 21st day of the Gregorian calendar , so stay 344 days (345 days in leap years) by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1577: Heinrich von Reuschenberg
1643: Abel Tasman
1793: execution of Louis XVI.
1911: Framheim
1968: Location of Khe Sanh
2005: Riots in Belize

economy

1976: Concorde started
  • 1976 : At the same time, two Concordes take off from Paris and London for the first commercial flights of the supersonic aircraft.
  • 2008 : Due to the increasing fear of a recession in the USA, the DAX lost 523.98 points or 7.2 percent over the course of the day, which was the largest percentage loss since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 (then with a minus of 8.5 Percent).

science and technology

1954:
Nautilus submarine

Culture

1912: Duino Castle
1980: The Great Wall of China

society

religion

1525: Protective letter from Manz to the City Council of Zurich

Disasters

1851: Drawing for the Avenwedde railway accident
1951: Mount Lamington during the eruption

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

1911: The later winner Henri Rougier with his Turcat-Méry 20 CV

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Franziska Sibylla Augusta of Saxony-Lauenburg (* 1675)

18th century

19th century

1801-1850

Thomas Jonathan Jackson (* 1824)

1851-1900

Ludwig Thoma (* 1867)
James H. Duff (* 1883)

20th century

1901-1925

Wanda Wasilewska (* 1905)
Konrad Bloch (* 1912)
Telly Savalas (born 1922)

1926-1950

Günter Lamprecht (* 1930)
Wolfman Jack (born 1938)
Steve Potts (born 1943)
Billy Ocean (born 1950)

1951-1975

Thomas de Maizière (* 1954)
Oskar Roehler (* 1959)

1976-2000

Emma Bunton (born 1976)
Maryse Ouellet (* 1983)
Ana Gros (* 1991)

21st century

Died

Before the 17th century

17th and 18th centuries

Joseph Justus Scaliger († 1609)

19th century

Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre († 1814)
Franz Grillparzer († 1872)

20th century

1901-1950

Ernst Wichert († 1902)
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin († 1924)

1951-2000

Cecil B. DeMille († 1959)
Lewis Strauss († 1974)
Jack Lord († 1998)

21st century

Theun de Vries († 2005)
Anton-Wolfgang Graf von Faber-Castell († 2016)

Holidays and memorial days

The list of commemorative and action days contains further entries .


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