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Ephemeris of July 21:

In the Gregorian Calendar, July 21 is the 202th
(Two-hundredth second) day of the year.

There are 163 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

It takes two years to learn to speak and sixty to learn to be silent.

— Ernest Hemingway
American writer and journalist (born July 21, 1899)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

July 21 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 356 a. C .: in Ephesus (Greece) a man, Erostratus, burns the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the world.
  • 365 d. C .: on the island of Crete (in the Mediterranean Sea) at 7:00 (local time) an earthquake of 7.4 degrees on the Richter scale (XI degrees of Mercalli) occurs, and a tsunami that produces thousands of dead.
  • 365: an earthquake is recorded in Belluno, Padua and Spoleto (Italy).
  • 369: in Italy, a violent earthquake destroys the town of Benevento (50 km northeast of Naples), causing the death of thousands of people.
  • 541: Yang Jian reunifies China under the Sui dynasty.
  • 1348: Pedro IV of Aragon subdues and undoes the powerful Aragonese Union, which brought together the nobility of Aragon, in the Battle of Épila.
  • 1454: Enrique IV is proclaimed King of Castile after the death of his father, Juan II, in Valladolid.
  • 1535: in Tunisia, the Spanish expedition organized by King Carlos I stops the expansion of Barbarossa to Europe.
  • 1568: the Spanish army, under the command of Fernando Álvarez de Toledo y Pimentel, defeats the rebel army of the Netherlands commanded by Luis de Nassau in the battle of Jemmingen.
  • 1654: in the province of Gansu (China), an earthquake measuring 8 degrees on the Richter scale leaves a toll of 31,000 victims.
  • 1718: the Passarowitz treaty is signed, which marked the end of the Austro-Turkish war (1716-1718).
  • 1773: Pope Clement XIV orders the dissolution of the Society of Jesus.
  • 1775: construction of the new capital of Guatemala begins (the previous one, called Antigua, was destroyed by an earthquake in 1773). It is located 40 km from the previous one and will be called Guatemala City.
  • 1798: Battle of the Pyramids and taking of Cairo by the French troops of Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • 1822: Agustín de Iturbide is officially crowned the first Emperor of Mexico.
  • 1831: Leopold I is officially crowned King of the Belgians in Brussels.
  • 1847: the peace and friendship treaty is signed by which Spain renounced sovereignty over the territories that make up the Republic of Bolivia.
  • 1861: The first major ground combat of the American Civil War begins, near the town of Manassas.
  • 1870: Cafe de Fornos opens in Madrid.
  • 1876: A law was approved that annulled the foral regime of the Basque provinces.
  • 1901: celebration of international regattas in Santander.
  • 1903: in Ciudad Bolívar, the last battle of the Liberating Revolution was fought where the government army under the command of Juan Vicente Gómez defeats the opposition forces of General Nicolás Rolando.
  • 1906: in France, Alfred Dreyfus is reinstated in the Army and decorated with the Legion of Honor.
  • 1906: Through Theodore Roosevelt and Porfirio Díaz peace is signed between Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
  • 1912: Albania revolts against Turkish rule.
  • 1917: Germans launch the first asphyxiating gas bombs during the First World War.
  • 1917: Serbian Prime Minister Nikola Pašić publishes a plan for a union of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes in a Serbian monarchy.
  • 1919: the House of Commons ratifies the Treaty of Versailles.
  • 1920: Chile: the headquarters of the Student Federation (FECh) are destroyed during Don Ladislao’s War.
  • 1925: in Great Britain, to avoid a strike (Red Tuesday), the prime minister gives the miners a special advance pending a negotiation.
  • 1928: military uprisings are carried out in several states of Mexico.
  • 1930: in Zaragoza (Spain) the El Palomar aerodrome is inaugurated.
  • 1938: in Argentina the peace treaty between Bolivia and Paraguay is signed that ends the Chaco War. For this agreement, Argentine Foreign Minister Carlos Saavedra Lamas will win the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 1940: Germany initiates attack plans against the Soviet Union during World War II.
  • 1942: Erwin Rommel produces a pessimistic report on the situation in Africa.
  • 1944: at the Pacific Theater of Operations, the Battle of Guam begins.
  • 1946: in the city of La Paz (Bolivia) a mob seizes the Government Palace, assassinates President Gualberto Villarroel and hangs him from a lantern in Plaza Murillo along with three of his collaborators: Luis Uría de la Oliva (his private secretary ), Captain Waldo Ballivián (his aide) and Roberto Hinojosa (director of the newspaper Cumbre).
  • 1948: arrest of communist leaders under the Smith Act of the United States.
  • 1948: Tito accuses the Cominform of fomenting the civil war in Yugoslavia.
  • 1949: a black market ammunition warehouse explodes in Canton (China), causing 120 deaths.
  • 1950: publication of an order that limits the number of Bank of Spain notes that each traveler can take out. Outgoing a maximum of 2000 pesetas, and entering, up to 10,000 pesetas.
  • 1951: Emir Naif is appointed provisional regent of Jordan.
  • 1951: premiere of the film Una cubana en España, directed by Luis Bayón Herrera, and starring Blanquita Amaro, Mario Cabré and Marujita Díaz.
  • 1951: Manuel Pombo Angulo, Don Quixote novel prize, for his work Valle sombrío.
  • 1952: the universal vote is decreed in Bolivia for all Bolivians over 21 years of age (or 18 years if they were married) without distinction of sex, educational level, occupation or income.
  • 1953: 30 people arrested in Catalonia, members of the PSUC and anarchists.
  • 1953: Commercial agreement between Spain and Chile: Spain will provide industrial machinery and equipment, in exchange for saltpeter, copper and raw materials.
  • 1954: Geneva Accords for Indochina: creation of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam (divided) as independent states.
  • 1956: in commemoration of the Congress of Panama (convened by Bolívar in 1826), the presidents of 19 American countries meet and sign a declaration of solidarity in favor of peace and freedom.
  • 1956: in the Enewetak Atoll, the United States detonates the atomic bomb Huron (name of an ethnic group of Native Americans), of 250 kilotons, the last of the 17 of the Redwing operation.
  • 1959: the Spanish Government approves Decree-Law 10/1959, called New Economic Organization, which gives legal concretion to the so-called “Stabilization Plan” (and liberalization), drawn up in agreement with experts from the IMF and the OECE.
  • 1961: in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Channel 11 (later Telefé) began to broadcast.
  • 1961: the American astronaut Virgil Grissom repeats the flight carried out on May 5 of this year by Alan Bartlett Shepard, aboard the Liberty Bell capsule.
  • 1961: in the Magua area, near the town of Trinidad (Sancti Spíritus province) – in the framework of the terrorist attacks organized by the US CIA – a group of anti-Castro “bandits” led by the terrorists Pedro González Sánchez (El Suicida), Osirio Borges Rojas, Guillermo Torres Fundora (El Charro de Placetas), Medardo León Jiménez, José León Jiménez, Cheíto León and Blas Ortega Ortega, assassinate the peasant Fidel Claro-Álvarez (administrator of the Patricio Lumumba farm), and his wife María Luis-Perera, who was pregnant.
  • 1962: American Harold Connolly sets the world record for hammer throwing at 70.67 meters.
  • 1962: in Bilbao (Basque Country), the Spanish Francoist police imprison several communists who arrived in Spain from Prague (Czechoslovakia).
  • 1963: the Soviet Valeri Brumel achieves the world record of high jump with 2.28 meters.
  • 1966: the American space capsule Gemini 10 returns to Earth, after 3 days of flight.
  • 1968: the Dutch cyclist Jan Janssen wins the Tour de France.
  • 1969: at 2.56 (UTC international time) Neil Armstrong, commander of the Apollo 11 mission, steps on the lunar surface; and soon after, Buzz Aldrin does. They are the first steps of man on the Moon.
  • 1969: in Madrid (Spain) the dictator Francisco Franco presents to the Council of the Kingdom the appointment of Juan Carlos I as successor to the throne.
  • 1970: work on the gigantic Aswan Dam in Egypt is completed.
  • 1970: talks begin for the entry of the United Kingdom into the EEC.
  • 1970: in Granada, in a confrontation with the police, three construction workers die during a demonstration motivated by labor problems.
  • 1971: the disc Master of Reality, of the band Black Sabbath is published.
  • 1972: almost 80 dead and more than 120 injured is the provisional balance shown by the accident involving two trains near the town of Lebrija (Seville). Apparently, the conductor of one of the trains did not take into account a warning traffic light.
  • 1973: in Lillehammer (Norway), members of the Mosad (Israeli secret service) mistakenly assassinate a waiter by mistaking him for a member of the terrorist gang Black September.
  • 1974: in Manila (Philippines), the Spanish Amparo Muñoz is elected Miss Universe.
  • 1974: Greece threatens war against Turkey, should the current skirmishes continue.
  • 1977: in Spain, mutinies of inmates are carried out in eight provinces.
  • 1978: in Madrid (Spain), the terrorist group ETA assassinates General Juan Sánchez Ramos-Izquierdo and his assistant.
  • 1978: in Bolivia, the dictator Hugo Banzer Suárez is overthrown by his candidate and protégé Juan Pereda Asbún.
  • 1979: Spanish Severiano Ballesteros triumph at the British Open, the most prestigious golf tournament in the world.
  • 1980: Salah Bitar, founder of the Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party and former prime minister of Syria, is assassinated in Paris.
  • 1981: in Rome, an Italian jury condemns the Turkish Mehmet Ali Ağca – who tried to kill Pope John Paul II – to life imprisonment.
  • 1981: the kings of Spain decide not to attend the wedding of Prince Charles of England and Lady Diana Spencer, after the announcement that the couple would start their honeymoon in Gibraltar.
  • 1982: in Andalusia (Spain) the first Andalusian autonomist government takes office, made up of eight socialists and three independents.
  • 1982: in Spain, Óscar Alzaga ―ex-militant of the UCD― presents the Popular Democratic Party (PDP) to the news media.
  • 1983: at the Vostok Base in Antarctica, the lowest temperature recorded by man is reached, –89.2 ° Celsius.
  • 1985: French cyclist Bernard Hinault wins the Tour de France for the fifth time.
  • 1986: in Panama, Bárbara Palacios is crowned Miss Universe, being the third Venezuelan to win the pageant.
  • 1986: ETA attacks the headquarters of the Ministry of Defense in Madrid with anti-tank grenades. There was damage to the facade of the building and ten people were injured.
  • 1986: Israeli Prime Minister Simon Peres visits Rabat to meet with King Hasan II of Morocco.
  • 1987: American hard rock band Guns N ‘Roses releases the album Appetite for Destruction.
  • 1988: the Spanish tenor José Carreras returns to the stage, after overcoming a serious process of leukemia for which he was treated in the United States.
  • 1988: the Democratic Party designates Michael Dukakis as a candidate for the elections to the presidency of the United States.
  • 1988: first heart transplant in Mexico at the IMSS; the patient was José Tafoya Chávez.
  • 1990: historical presentation of the English musician Roger Waters in Berlin, celebrating the reunification of Germany. Almost 300,000 people witness the rock show The Wall, performed on the site of the Berlin Wall.
  • 1990: American cyclist Greg LeMond wins the Tour de France for the third time, after his triumphs in 1986 and 1989.
  • 1991: the president of Mauritania, Muauiya Uld Sidi, signs the decree of the first Constitution that allows the legalization of political parties.
  • 1992: the ex-champion of Spain and Europe of boxing Urtain (José Manuel Ibar), commits suicide when jumping from a 10º floor in Madrid after a serious depression.
  • 1992: the Puerto Rican singer Chayanne releases his sixth studio album entitled Provocame.
  • 1993: Antón García Abril and Luis Galve Raso win the National Music Awards.
  • 1994: Luxembourg Prime Minister Jacques Santer elected President of the European Commission.
  • 1997: the National Court of Spain sentenced the three members of the terrorist gang ETA, who plotted an attack against King Juan Carlos, to sentences that added 109 years in prison.
  • 2003: the Digital + television platform begins to operate in Spain, as a result of the merger of Canal Satélite Digital and Vía Digital.
  • 2003: swimmer Nina Zhivanevskaya breaks the Spanish record for the 100 meter backstroke.
  • 2004: the Basque independence party Batasuna appeals its ban before the Strasbourg Court, after exhausting all judicial procedures in Spain.
  • 2005: Failed bombings in London, two weeks after the J7 bombings.
  • 2005: Spanish filmmaker Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón wins the National Cinematography Award for all of his work.
  • 2005: German President Horst Köhler announces the dissolution of the Bundestag and the calling of early elections.
  • 2007: the book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the last volume of the Harry Potter saga, goes on sale.
  • 2007: Burj Khalifa overtakes the tallest building in the world, Taipei 101.
  • 2008: Radovan Karadžić, former President of the Republika Srpska of Bosnia and Herzegovina, arrested for war crimes.
  • 2011: NASA’s STS-135 mission lands, the last space shuttle mission.
  • 2013: King Albert II abdicates to the crown of Belgium and is succeeded by his son Philip.
  • 2016: Tim Duncan Day (Tim Duncan Day) is celebrated in the city of San Antonio (Texas) in honor of former NBA basketball player Tim Duncan.
  • 2017: the album Sacred Hearts Club by the band Foster the People is released

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

July 21 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 356 a. C .: Alexander the Great, Macedonian king (f. 323 BC).
  • 541: Yang Jian, Chinese Emperor (d. 604)
  • 1414: Sixtus IV, Pope of the Catholic Church (f. 1484).
  • 1476: Alfonso I of Este, Italian nobleman (d. 1534).
  • 1535: García Hurtado de Mendoza, soldier and Spanish conqueror (d. 1609).
  • 1596: Michael I of Russia, Russian Tsar (d. 1645).
  • 1620: Jean Picard, French astronomer (d. 1682).
  • 1664: Matthew Prior, English poet and diplomat (d. 1721).
  • 1693: Thomas Pelham-Holles, British Prime Minister (d. 1768).
  • 1702: Enrique Flórez, Spanish historian (d. 1773).
  • 1810: Henri Victor Regnault, French chemist and physicist (d. 1878).
  • 1825: Práxedes Mateo Sagasta, Spanish statesman (d. 1903).
  • 1835: Bernardo Ferrándiz, Spanish painter (d. 1885).
  • 1848: Luis Gilabert Ponce, Spanish sculptor (d. 1930).
  • 1851: Sam Bass, American bandit (d. 1878).
  • 1858: María Cristina de Habsburgo-Lorena, Austrian princess, queen consort of Spain (d. 1929).
  • 1858: Lovis Corinth, German painter, printmaker and sculptor (d. 1925).
  • 1875: Charles Gondouin, French rugby player (d. 1947).
  • 1885: Jacques Feyder, Belgian filmmaker and screenwriter (d. 1948).
  • 1887: Luis Antonio Eguiguren Escudero, Peruvian journalist, politician, lawyer and historian (f. 1967).
  • 1899: Ernest Hemingway, American writer, 1953 Nobel Prize Winner (d. 1961).
  • 1899: Hart Crane, American poet (d. 1932).
  • 1903: Silvina Ocampo, Argentine writer, short story writer and poet (f. 1993)
  • 1905: Miguel Mihura, Spanish writer, cartoonist and humorist (d. 1977).
  • 1911: Marshall McLuhan, Canadian essayist and philosopher (d. 1980).
  • 1917: Emilio Romero Gómez, Spanish journalist (f. 2003).
  • 1919: Nuto Revelli, Italian writer (d. 2004).
  • 1920: Constance Dowling, American actress (d. 1969).
  • 1920: Zelmar Gueñol, Argentine actor and comedian (d. 1985).
  • 1920: Constant Nieuwenhuys, Dutch painter (d. 2005).
  • 1920: Isaac Stern, Ukrainian violinist (d. 2001).
  • 1920: Jean Daniel, French writer and journalist (f. 2020).
  • 1922: Juana Ginzo, Spanish radio actress.
  • 1923: Rudolph Marcus, American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1992.
  • 1924: Don Knotts, American actor (d. 2006).
  • 1925: Osiris Rodríguez Castillos, Uruguayan poet and composer (f. 1996).
  • 1926: Norman Jewison, Canadian filmmaker.
  • 1926: Bill Pertwee, British comic actor (d. 2013).
  • 1930: Javier Escrivá, Spanish actor (f. 1996).
  • 1930: Gene Littler, American golfer (d. 2019).
  • 1933: Janet Baker, English mezzo-soprano
  • 1934: Anatoli Geleskul, Russian translator (d. 2011).
  • 1935: Juan Pablo Izquierdo, Chilean musician, conductor, National Prize of Musical Arts of Chile.
  • 1936: Julio Valdeón Baruque, Spanish historian (d. 2009).
  • 1938: Janet Reno, former US Attorney General (d. 2016).
  • 1939: Chacho Echenique, Argentine folkloric composer and author, of the Salteño Duo.
  • 1939: John Negroponte, American diplomat.
  • 1940: Alcy Cheuiche, Brazilian writer.
  • 1940: Marco Maciel, Brazilian lawyer and politician (d. 2021).
  • 1941: Tina Serrano, Argentine actress.
  • 1943: Christine McVie, British singer-songwriter, composer and keyboardist from the Fleetwood Mac band.
  • 1943: Edward Herrmann, American actor (d. 2014).
  • 1943: Lucrecia Méndez de Penedo, Guatemalan professor, literary critic and essayist.
  • 1944: John Evans Atta Mills, Ghanaian president (d. 2012).
  • 1944: Tony Scott, British filmmaker (d. 2012).
  • 1946: Domingo Felipe Cavallo, Argentine economist.
  • 1946: Fernando Canales Clariond, Mexican lawyer and politician.
  • 1946: Paul Preston, historian and Hispanicist.
  • 1948: Beppe Grillo, Italian comedian, actor and politician.
  • 1948: Cat Stevens (Yusuf Islam), British musician.
  • 1948: Litto Nebbia, Argentine musician.
  • 1948: Guillermo Ortiz Martínez, Mexican economist.
  • 1949: Franco Simone, Italian singer-songwriter.
  • 1949: Oscar Osqui Amante, Argentine guitarist and singer, of the band Oveja Negra (f. 2014).
  • 1950: Ubaldo Fillol, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1951: Robin Williams, American comedian and actor (d. 2014).
  • 1955: Marcelo Bielsa, Argentine soccer player and coach.
  • 1955: Joaquín Galán, Argentine singer-songwriter, of the Pimpinela duo.
  • 1955: Andrés Palma, Chilean economist.
  • 1955: Béla Tarr, Hungarian filmmaker, screenwriter and actor.
  • 1957: Jon Lovitz, American actor and comedian.
  • 1958: Liliana Bodoc, Argentine writer (d. 2018).
  • 1960: Steve Martino, American filmmaker
  • 1960: Fritz Walter, German footballer.
  • 1961: Jim Martin, American guitarist, of the band Faith No More.
  • 1962: Lee Aaron, Canadian singer.
  • 1964: Gustavo Bermúdez, Argentine actor.
  • 1965: Javier Calamaro, Argentine singer.
  • 1966: Gabriel Schultz, Argentine radio and television host and journalist.
  • 1967: Dmitri Kholodov, Russian journalist (d. 1994).
  • 1967: Mick Mulvaney, American politician, economist, businessman and lawyer.
  • 1968: Brandi Chastain, American footballer.
  • 1969: Klaus Graf, German motorsport driver.
  • 1970: Michael Fitzpatrick, American musician of the band Fitz and The Tantrums.
  • 1971: Charlotte Gainsbourg, French actress and singer.
  • 1972: Andrew Holness, Jamaican politician, Prime Minister of Jamaica since 2016.
  • 1973: Fey, Mexican singer.
  • 1974: Jordi Évole, Spanish humorist.
  • 1974: Carlota Corredera, Spanish television presenter.
  • 1974: Ibrahim Al-Shahrani, Saudi footballer.
  • 1976: Vahid Hashemian, Iranian footballer.
  • 1978: Josh Hartnett, American actor.
  • 1978: Justin Bartha, American actor.
  • 1978: Damian Marley, Jamaican musician.
  • 1979: Tania Llasera, Spanish actress and presenter.
  • 1979: Andriy Voronin, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1979: Diego Reyes Muñoz, Spanish footballer.
  • 1981: Paloma Faith, British singer and actress.
  • 1981: Joaquín Sánchez, Spanish footballer.
  • 1981: Stefan Schumacher, German cyclist.
  • 1981: Romeo Santos, American singer-songwriter.
  • 1983: Eivør Pálsdóttir, Faroese singer-songwriter.
  • 1984: Martin Lorentzson, Swedish footballer.
  • 1985: Wei-Yin Chen, Taiwanese baseball player.
  • 1985: Von Wafer, American basketball player.
  • 1986: Fernando Tielve, Spanish actor.
  • 1986: Anthony Annan, Ghanaian footballer.
  • 1986: Rebecca Ferguson, British singer.
  • 1986: Livia Brito, Cuban actress
  • 1988: DeAndre Jordan, American basketball player.
  • 1989: Rory Culkin, American actor.
  • 1989: Jamie Waylett, British actor.
  • 1989: Marco Fabián, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1995: Branco van den Boomen, Dutch footballer.
  • 1998: Maggie Lindemann, American singer.
  • 2000: Erling Haaland, Norwegian footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

July 21 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 1425: Manuel II, Byzantine emperor (b.1350).
  • 1552: Antonio de Mendoza y Pacheco, first viceroy of New Spain between 1535 and 1550 (b. 1494).
  • 1641: Thomas Mun, English economist (b. 1571).
  • 1721: Walter Kennedy, British pirate (b.1695).
  • 1740: Johann Evangelist Holzer, Austro-German painter (b.1709).
  • 1762: Mary Montagu, British aristocrat, writer and traveler (b. 1689).
  • 1796: Robert Burns, Scottish writer and poet (b. 1759).
  • 1850: José María de Orbe y Elío, Spanish military and politician (b. 1776).
  • 1881: Juan Pablo Ayllón, Peruvian soldier (b. 1828).
  • 1872: Ángel de Iturbide, Mexican prince (b. 1816).
  • 1931 – Jimmy Blythe, American blues pianist and composer (b.1901).
  • 1931: Émile Pouget, French communist anarchist (b.1860).
  • 1938 – Owen Wister, American writer (b.1860).
  • 1943: Charlie Paddock, American athlete (b.1900).
  • 1944: Claus von Stauffenberg, German military man (b.1907).
  • 1948 – David Wark Griffith, American filmmaker (b.1875).
  • 1967: Basil Rathbone, British actor (b.1892).
  • 1972: Ralph Craig, American athlete (b.1889).
  • 1974: Adolfo Muñoz Alonso, Spanish philosopher (b.1915).
  • 1974: Mario Carniello, Italian musician and composer (b.1932).
  • 1975: Carl Troll, German geographer, botanist and ecologist (b. 1899).
  • 1988: Pacho Galán, Colombian musician and composer, creator of the merecumbé rhythm (b.1906).
  • 1991: Juan Ricardo Bertelegni, Argentine actor (b.1922).
  • 1992: Mario Boyé, Argentine footballer (b.1922).
  • 1998: Alan Shepard, American astronaut, second man to be launched into space and fifth to walk on the Moon (b. 1923).
  • 2000: Eddie Pequenino, Argentine trombonist, singer and comedian (b.1928).
  • 2001: Oscar Cardozo Ocampo, Argentine-Paraguayan pianist and composer (b. 1942).
  • 2004: Edward B. Lewis, American biologist, 1995 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine (b.1918).
  • 2006: Mako, Japanese-American actor. (b. 1933).
  • 2007: Jesús de Polanco, Spanish businessman, founder of Grupo Prisa (b.1929).
  • 2008: José María Entrecanales de Azcárate, Spanish businessman (b. 1933).
  • 2008: María Vaner, Argentine actress, sister of actress Norma Aleandro (b.1935).
  • 2010: Luis Corvalán, Chilean politician, professor and journalist, leader of the Communist Party of Chile (b. 1916).
  • 2010: Anthony Rolfe Johnson, British tenor (b.1940).
  • 2011: Juan Antonio Deusto, Spanish footballer (b.1946).
  • 2011: Elliot Handler, American businessman, creator of the Barbie doll (b.1916).
  • 2011: Casimir Świątek, Estonian cardinal (b.1914).
  • 2017: John Heard, American actor (b.1945).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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July 21 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • Belgium
    • National Day.
  • Bolivia
    • Day of the martyrs of the National Revolution.
  • Guam
    • Liberation Day.
  • Venezuela
    • National Veterinary Doctor Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

July 21 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • St. Arbogasto of Strasbourg
  • Saint Daniel (prophet)
  • Saint Lawrence of Brindisi
  • Saint Práxedes of Rome
  • Blessed Francisco María de la Cruz SDS, founder of the Society of the Divine Savior and of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Divine Savior.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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July 21 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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