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Historical Events of September 21 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of September 21:

In the Gregorian Calendar, September 21 is the 264th
(Two-hundredth sixtieth fourth) day of the year.

There are 101 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

Human history is increasingly a race between education and catastrophe.

— H. G. Wells
English writer (born September 21, 1866)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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

September 21 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 331 a. C .: 27 km northeast of Mosul (Iraq), Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia at the Battle of Gaugamela. The night before there was a lunar eclipse that allowed this event to be dated.
  • 672: in the Valladolid town of Gérticos, Wamba is elected king of the Visigoths. The village is called Wamba in his honor.
  • 1177: in Spain, Alfonso VIII conquers Cuenca by the Islamic invasion, after the siege of the town.
  • 1248: in the province of Seville, the Christian hosts of Fernando III conquer the town of Alcalá de Guadaíra from the Muslims.
  • 1526: to the northwest of the current Republic of Ecuador, a group of Spaniards under the command of Bartolomé Ruiz founded the village of San Mateo (current city of Esmeraldas, capital of the province of Esmeraldas).
  • 1561: the city of Valladolid is devastated by a fire.
  • 1697: in Ryswick the end of the War of the League of Augsburg, started in 1690, was signed, through which it was intended to push France back to the borders of the treaties of Westphalia and the Pyrenees, without Louis XIV suffering onerous losses.
  • 1676: in Rome, Italy, Pope Innocent XI is elected, who during his pontificate will fight against the Jesuits and against absolutism.
  • 1706: the Bourbon troops, thanks to their victory in the Albujón battle during the War of the Spanish Succession, isolate the Austracist nucleus of Cartagena.
  • 1721: in Cuba, the Dominicans founded the University of Havana occupying the place of the old San Juan de Letrán with the name of Real y Pontificia Universidad de San Gerónimo de La Habana.
  • 1776: During the New York and New Jersey Campaign, the Great Fire of New York begins.
  • 1784: in Pennsylvania (United States) the first newspaper of that country begins to be published.
  • 1792: in France, the Legislative Assembly proclaims the first republic.
  • 1810: in Mérida (Venezuela) the patriots founded the first republican university in Latin America, the Royal University of San Buenaventura de Mérida (the current University of Los Andes).
  • 1821: in El Salvador the Declaration of Independence of the Intendancy of San Salvador is signed.
  • 1843: The schooner Ancud hoists the Chilean flag in the port of Hambre and takes possession of the Strait of Magellan on behalf of her country.
  • 1860: In China, during the Second Opium War, Anglo-French forces defeated Chinese troops during the Battle of Baliqiao.
  • 1863: in Madrid, the King of Spain recognizes the independence of the Argentine Republic (which it proclaimed 47 years earlier, on July 9, 1816).
  • 1866: the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army begins its activity in the United States.
  • 1884: at the corner of Medrano and Rivadavia streets (in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Almagro) the traditional Las Violetas confectionery is inaugurated.
  • 1895: The first automobile factory, Duryea Motor Wagon Company, opens in the United States.
  • 1903: the first 21-minute Western film, Kit Carson, is screened in the United States.
  • 1910: in Mexico the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) is founded.
  • 1913: peace treaty between Turkey and Bulgaria, by which the latter renounces the Adrianople area.
  • 1922: The Independent Turkish Orthodox Patriarchate is founded in the Turkish city of Kayseri (ancient Caesarea).
  • 1928: The Russian icebreaker Krassin leaves the Spitzberg Islands and reaches 81 degrees, 44 ′, a latitude never before reached by any ship.
  • 1930: Johann Ostermeyer patents his invention, the flash.
  • 1931: Japanese forces begin the occupation of Manchuria, a northeastern territory of China.
  • In 1934 in Japan, Typhoon Muroto hits western Honshu. The Japanese government confirms 3,036 fatalities.
  • 1937: the novel The Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolkien, is published in London.
  • 1940: a powder magazine of the Spanish army explodes causing more than a hundred deaths south of Valladolid.
  • 1947: the government of General Higinio Moriñigo, of Paraguay, defeats the rebel soldiers on March 7 of that same year.
  • 1949: in the city of Salta (Argentina) the first issue of the newspaper El Tribuno comes out.
  • 1951: the Club Atlético Ciclón is founded in the Pampa neighborhood of the city of Tarija (Bolivia).
  • 1953: the Hospital de Clínicas «Dr. Manuel Quintela ».
  • 1953: The 1st San Sebastián International Film Week begins, which will become the first edition of the future San Sebastián International Film Festival.
  • 1954: the Nautilus submarine belonging to the United States Navy is launched, the world’s first nuclear-powered ship that can remain submerged for long periods of time, since its engines do not need air for its operation. With a speed of over 20 knots it can sail underwater faster than most surface vessels. In 1958 he will be the first to cross the perpetual ice of the North Pole submerged.
  • 1956: in the city of León, the Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza García is shot by the poet Rigoberto López Pérez, He was mortally wounded and died eight days later in Panama.
  • 1957: Perry Mason, the television series, made its debut on CBS-TV. The show ran for 9 years.
  • 1958: 150 m underground, in the U3m area of ​​the Nevada Atomic Test Site (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 11:00 (local time) the United States detonates its atomic bomb Luna (in Spanish), 0.015 kilotons. It is the 163rd bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992. (By comparison, the Hiroshima bomb was rated at 13 kilotons).
  • 1960: in Santiago del Estero (Argentina) the Catholic University of Santiago del Estero is created.
  • 1961: Argentine Antonio Abertondo swims the English Channel in both directions (round trip) in a time of 43 hours and 10 minutes.
  • 1961: in the section between the port of Caibarién and the town of Morón (in Cuba), Arnaldo Martínez Andrade’s gang – in the framework of the terrorist attacks organized by the US CIA – machine-gunned a passenger train.1
  • 1961: the Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter makes its first flight in the United States.
  • 1964: Malta becomes independent from the British Empire.
  • 1965: the Maldives and Singapore are admitted as members of the United Nations.
  • 1965: in Egypt, due to the construction of the Aswan dam, the face of Ramses II (20 tons) is moved from the temple of Abu Simbel.
  • 1966: The Soviet probe Zond 5 returns to earth after completing the first unmanned roundtrip flight to the moon.
  • 1967: 174 meters underground, in the area U10ds1 of the Nevada Atomic Test Site (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 12:45 (local time) the United States detonates its Marvel atomic bomb , 2.2 kilotons. It is the 521st bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1967: the first flight of an AH-56 Cheyenne military helicopter takes place in the United States.
  • 1967: Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco is appointed vice president of the Spanish government by General Franco.
  • 1970: in Argentina, the military dictatorship of Alejandro Agustín Lanusse denies permission to hold the First Youth Music Festival to be held in the city of Lobos (province of Buenos Aires).
  • 1971: Bhutan joins the United Nations.
  • 1972: In the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos signs Proclamation No. 1081, placing the entire country under martial law.
  • 1973: in Washington (United States) the Senate confirms Henry Kissinger as fifty-sixth Secretary of State. He is the first naturalized citizen to hold this position.
  • 1974: In the United States, Barry White reaches number 1 in the American musical singles with the song Can’t get enough of your love, baby.
  • 1974: in Rome, Perico Fernández wins the world boxing championship.
  • 1976: in Washington DC, former Chilean Foreign Minister Orlando Letelier (who Pinochet had taken away Chilean citizenship eleven days before) is assassinated along with his secretary Ronni Moffitt by spies of the Chilean dictatorship and anti-Castro Cuban mercenaries led by the CIA agent Michael Townley.
  • 1979: the Hualaihué commune is founded in Chile.
  • 1979: in Buenos Aires, the Argentine civic-military dictatorship kidnapped Adriana Lesgart, a guerrilla from Montonera, who would be a victim of homicide in December 1980.
  • 1979: the last passenger train of the Trasandino Railroad departs from Mendoza (Argentina) bound for Los Andes (Chile).
  • 1981: Belize becomes independent from the British Empire.
  • 1981: The US Senate confirms Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve as a Supreme Court Justice in the United States.
  • 1982: in Lebanon, Amin Gemayel is elected president, replacing Bashir Gemayel, his assassinated brother.
  • 1984: in the United States, NASA launches the Galaxy-C spacecraft.
  • 1984: Brunei joins the United Nations.
  • 1985: North and South Korea open their borders for their family reunion program.
  • 1985: the district of La Primavera is founded in Peru.
  • 1991: Armenia officially declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • 1992: the Holy See and Mexico establish diplomatic relations, interrupted a century ago.
  • 1993: in Russia, the coup of Boris Yeltsin dissolves the Russian parliament.
  • 1993: the American band Nirvana publishes its fourth album, In Utero.
  • 1993: In Vienna, 40 of the 120 IAEA countries sign the first international convention on nuclear safety.
  • 1996: John F. Kennedy Jr. marries Carolyn Bessette in a private ceremony on Cumberland Island.
  • 1998: in Puerto Rico, Hurricane Georges causes serious damage.
  • 1998: Bill Clinton testifies before the US Grand Jury about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky.
  • 1999: in Taichung (central region of Taiwan) the Chichi Earthquake of 1999, of magnitude 7.3, occurred, which left a balance of 11,441 injured and 2,417 dead.
  • 1999: In Japan, the first installment of Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto manga series was released.
  • 2001: The AZF Explosion in Toulouse happened rancid, with 30 dead and more than 10 000 injured.
  • 2002: the Holy Shroud, after several decades of being kept, is shown to the press by the Cardinal Archbishop of Turin, Severino Poletto. The canvas was seriously damaged.
  • 2003: After eight years of exploration of the Jupiter system, the Galileo mission ends.
  • 2004: after being 4 years in prison, the singer Gloria Trevi is acquitted of charges of corruption of minors.
  • 2005: At Los Angeles Airport, the pilot of a JetBlue Airways A320 makes an emergency landing – passengers and crew are unharmed.
  • 2007: in Chile, the Supreme Court approves the extradition to Peru of former President Fujimori.
  • 2007: the government of Guatemala expresses its approval for the arrival in that country of the official replica of the Dresden Codex, an invaluable piece of the ancient Mayan civilization, given by academic authorities in Germany.
  • 2009: German archaeologists discover in Syria a burial chamber filled with human remains and offerings, dating back more than 3,500 years.
  • 2009: Deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya returns to Honduras and settles in the Brazilian Embassy.
  • 2012: in Acámbaro (Mexico) the Third International Baking Fair is inaugurated, with Belize and Jalisco as guests of honor.
  • 2012: Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is elected the new president of Afghanistan.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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September 21 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1415: Frederick III, Romanesque German emperor (d. 1493).
  • 1428: Jingtai, seventh emperor of the Ming dynasty, China (d. 1457)
  • 1452: Girolamo Savonarola, Italian Dominican friar (b.1498).
  • 1525: Pedro Enríquez de Acevedo, Spanish nobleman, military man and politician (d. 1610).
  • 1706: Richard Dick Turpin, British highwayman (d. 1739).
  • 1713: Miguel de Olivares, historian, Jesuit priest and Chilean Christian missionary among the Mapuche people (d. 1786).
  • 1720: Sarah Scott, British writer and translator (d. 1795).
  • 1726: Jovan Rajić, Serbian writer and historian (d. 1801)
  • 1740: Mateo Pumacahua, Peruvian military man (d. 1815).
  • 1756 – John Loudon McAdam, Scottish road construction engineer (d. 1836).
  • 1760: Peter Olof Swartz, Swedish botanist, mycologist, algologist, pteridologist, and bryologist (d. 1818).
  • 1788: Geert Adriaans Boomgaard, first verified supercentennial man (d. 1899).
  • 1804: Manuel Cantero de San Vicente, Spanish economist and politician (d. 1876).
  • 1832: Louis-Paul Cailletet, French physicist and inventor (d. 1913).
  • 1840: Murad V, Ottoman sultan in 1876 (d. 1904).
  • 1853: Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist, Nobel laureate in physics in 1913 (d. 1926).
  • 1859: Luis Monteverde, Argentine politician (d. 1925).
  • 1859: Francesc Macià, Spanish politician (d. 1933)
  • 1864: Elena Văcărescu, Romanian-French writer (d. 1947).
  • 1866: H. G. Wells, British writer (d. 1946).
  • 1866: Charles Nicolle, French physician, Nobel laureate for measurement in 1928 (d. 1936).
  • 1867: Henry L. Stimson, American politician (d. 1950).
  • 1869: Carlo Airoldi, Italian athlete (d. 1929).
  • 1870: Julián Besteiro, Spanish politician (d. 1940).
  • 1870: Sascha Schneider, German painter and illustrator (d. 1927).
  • 1874: Gustav Holst, British composer (d. 1934).
  • 1875: Eduardo Callejo de la Cuesta, Spanish politician and lawyer (d. 1950).
  • 1876: Julio González, Spanish sculptor (d. 1942).
  • 1879: Pedro Manini Ríos, Uruguayan politician (d. 1958).
  • 1891: George Kay, British footballer (d. 1954).
  • 1891: Manuel Romero, Argentine playwright, lyricist and filmmaker (d. 1954).
  • 1893: Varelito, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1922).
  • 1894: James Ashmore Creelman, American screenwriter (d. 1941).
  • 1895: Sergey Yesenin, Russian poet (d. 1925).
  • 1895: Juan de la Cierva, inventor, scientist and Spanish aeronautic, inventor of the autogyro (d. 1936).
  • 1897: Félix Fernández, Spanish actor (d. 1966).
  • 1899: José Pedroni, Argentine poet (d. 1968).
  • 1901: Vicente Solano Lima, Argentine conservative politician (d. 1984).
  • 1902: Luis Cernuda, Spanish poet (d. 1963).
  • 1907: Juan Alcaide, Spanish poet (d. 1951).
  • 1907: Edward Bullard, British geophysicist (d. 1980).
  • 1909: Kwame Nkrumah, Ghanaian politician (d. 1972).
  • 1911: José Alvarado Santos, Mexican writer and journalist (d. 1974).
  • 1912: György Sándor, Hungarian pianist (d. 2005).
  • 1912: Chuck Jones, American animator, director and producer (d. 2002).
  • 1916: Françoise Giroud, journalist and French politician (d. 2003).
  • 1917: Mateo Zapata, Mexican activist (d. 2007).
  • 1918: Juan José Arreola, Mexican writer (d. 2001).
  • 1919: Mario Bunge, Argentine physicist and philosopher (f. 2020).
  • 1920: Carmen Jiménez, Spanish sculptor (d. 2016).
  • 1924: Hermann Buhl, Austrian mountaineer (d. 1957).
  • 1926: Donald Arthur Glaser, American physicist, Nobel Prize winner in physics in 1960 (d. 2013).
  • 1926: Noor Jehan, Pakistani actress and singer (d. 2000)
  • 1927ː Yuri Yappa, Soviet theoretical physicist (d. 1998)
  • 1928: Édouard Glissant, French writer (d. 2011).
  • 1928: Enrique Montoya, Spanish singer (f. 1993).
  • 1929: Héctor Alterio, Argentine actor.
  • 1929: Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer (d. 1979).
  • 1929: Cipe Lincovsky, Argentine actress (d. 2015).
  • 1931: Larry Hagman, American actor (d. 2012).
  • 1931: José María Silvero, Argentine soccer player (d. 2010).
  • 1934: Leonard Cohen, Canadian poet, novelist and singer (d. 2016).
  • 1934: María Rubio, Mexican actress (d. 2018).
  • 1934: Sigrid Valdis, American actress (d. 2007).
  • 1934: David J. Thouless, British physicist, 2016 Nobel Laureate in Physics (f. 2019).
  • 1937: Amparo Baró, Spanish actress (d. 2015).
  • 1938: Eduardo Úrculo, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 2003).
  • 1938: Nicolás Cotugno, Uruguayan Archbishop.
  • 1938: Jaime Torres, Argentine musician.
  • 1941: Nuria Feliú, Spanish singer and actress.
  • 1942: Luis Mateo Díez, Spanish writer.
  • 1942: Juan Cruz Alli, Spanish politician.
  • 1943: Oscar Safuán, Paraguayan composer and arranger.
  • 1943: Buddy Richard, Chilean singer-songwriter.
  • 1944: Fannie Flagg, American writer.
  • 1945: Jerry Bruckheimer, American film and television producer.
  • 1946: Moritz Leuenberger, Swiss politician.
  • 1947: Edward Ishita, Japanese opera singer.
  • 1947: Stephen King, American writer.
  • 1947: Don Felder, American guitarist, of the band The Eagles.
  • 1948: Artis Gilmore, American basketball player.
  • 1950: Bill Murray, American actor.
  • 1953: Lars Saabye Christensen, Norwegian writer.
  • 1953: Arie Luyendyk, Dutch racing driver.
  • 1954: Shinzō Abe, Japanese politician, Prime Minister of Japan between 2006-2007 and 2012-2020.
  • 1955: Mercedes Morán, Argentine actress.
  • 1956: Celeste Carballo, Argentine rock and blues singer-songwriter.
  • 1956: Marta Kauffman, American producer (creator of Friends).
  • 1957: Ethan Coen, American filmmaker.
  • 1957: Sidney Moncrief, American basketball player and coach.
  • 1957: Kevin Rudd, Australian Prime Minister.
  • 1959: Corinne Drewery, American singer, of the band Swing Out Sister.
  • 1959: Eulalia Ramón, Spanish actress.
  • 1960: Sikandar Sanam, Pakistani actor and singer (d. 2012)
  • 1961: Diego Capusotto, Argentine actor and comedian.
  • 1962: Fernando Larraín, Chilean actor.
  • 1964: Jorge Drexler, Uruguayan musician.
  • 1965: David Wenham, Australian actor.
  • 1965: Markus Grosskopf, German musician, of the band Helloween.
  • 1965: Cheryl Hines, American actress.
  • 1966: Tab Ramos, Uruguayan soccer player, naturalized American.
  • 1967: Faith Hill, American country singer.
  • 1967: Suman Pokhrel, Nepalese poet, translator and artist
  • 1968: Alex Amaral, Brazilian Spanish actor.
  • 1968: Juan Andrés Salfate, Chilean film critic.
  • 1969: Pablo Echarri, Argentine actor.
  • 1970: Samantha Power, American politician.
  • 1971: Alfonso Ribeiro, American actor and singer.
  • 1971: Luke Wilson, American actor.
  • 1971: Barbara Tissier, actress and French dubbing director.
  • 1972: Liam Gallagher, British musician.
  • 1972: Inés Saavedra, Uruguayan singer, guitarist and composer.
  • 1972: David Silveria, American drummer, of the band Korn.
  • 1973: Virginia Ruano, Spanish tennis player.
  • 1973: Oswaldo Sánchez, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1974: Martín Liberman, Argentine sports journalist.
  • 1974: Diego Martín, Spanish actor.
  • 1974: Luis Robson, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1974: Giuliano Giannichedda, Italian footballer.
  • 1975: Marcelo Goux, Argentine footballer.
  • 1975: Ronny Deila, Norwegian footballer and coach.
  • 1976: Jonas Bjerre, Danish musician, of the band Mew.
  • 1978: Nerviozzo (Eduardo Sánchez), Spanish master of ceremonies and music producer.
  • 1978: Alexandre Quennoz, Swiss footballer.
  • 1980: Kareena Kapoor, Indian actress.
  • 1980: Aleksa Palladino, American actress.
  • 1981: Nicole Richie, American actress.
  • 1981: Luciano Pereyra, Argentine singer and composer.
  • 1982: Marat Izmailov, Russian footballer.
  • 1982: Marco Navas, Spanish footballer.
  • 1983: Fernando Cavenaghi, Argentine footballer.
  • 1983: Joseph Mazzello, American actor.
  • 1983: Maggie Grace, American actress.
  • 1983: Cristian Hidalgo, Spanish footballer.
  • 1983: Éder Monteiro Fernandes, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1985: Carolina Bang, Spanish actress.
  • 1985: Melvin Ayala, singer of Urban Music and composer of Christian Reggaeton.
  • 1986: Faris Badwan, British musician.
  • 1986: Lindsey Stirling, American violinist and performance artist.
  • 1986: Elvis Onyema, Nigerian footballer.
  • 1987: Femke Heemskerk, Dutch swimmer.
  • 1988: Bilawal Bhutto, Pakistani politician
  • 1989: Jason Derülo, American singer-songwriter, actor and dancer.
  • 1989: Ben Mee, British footballer.
  • 1990: Allison Scagliotti-Smith, American actress.
  • 1990: Christian Serratos, American actress.
  • 1990: Danny Batth, English footballer.
  • 1991: Daniele Ragatzu, Italian footballer.
  • 1992: Chen (singer), South Korean singer, dancer and model.
  • 1994: Benjamin Proud, British swimmer.
  • 1996: Kristine Froseth, Norwegian-American actress and model.
  • 1996: Thilo Kehrer, German footballer.
  • 1997: Victoria Georgieva, Bulgarian singer.
  • 1999: Alexander Isak, Swedish footballer.
  • 2007: Noah of Nassau, Prince of Nassau.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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September 21 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 19 a. C .: Virgilio, Italian poet, author of the Aeneid (b. 70 BC).
  • 454: Flavio Aecio, prestigious Roman general; assassinated by Emperor Valentinian III (b. 396).
  • 687: Conón, Italian religious, pope between 686 and 687 (b. 1630).
  • 1327: Edward II, English king; assassinated (b. 1284).
  • 1542: Juan Boscán, Spanish poet (b.1492).
  • 1558: Carlos I, Spanish king between 1516 and 1556 (b.1500).
  • 1576: Jerónimo Cardano, Italian philosopher, physician, astrologer and mathematician, who disclosed the method for algebraically solving equations of the third degree (n. 1501).
  • 1591: Ambrosio de Morales, Spanish writer (b. 1513).
  • 1626: François de Bonne, French aristocrat (b. 1543).
  • 1827: Francisco Abad Moreno, Spanish guerrilla (b. 1788).
  • 1832: Walter Scott, British writer (b. 1771).
  • 1849: Manuel de Sarratea, Argentine diplomat, politician and military man (b. 1774).
  • 1860: Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (b. 1788).
  • 1870: José Loreto Arismendi, Venezuelan politician and military man (b. 1825).
  • 1875: Alexandra of Bavaria, German princess (b. 1826).
  • 1878 – Thomas Belt, British geologist and naturalist (b. 1832).
  • 1880: Manuel Montt, Chilean president (b.1809).
  • 1901: Tulio Varón, Colombian guerrilla, one of the liberal leaders of the Thousand Day War in Colombia (b. 1860).
  • 1905: Francisco García Calderón, Peruvian politician, president (b. 1834).
  • 1905: Francisco Navarro Ledesma, Spanish journalist and cervantist (b. 1869).
  • 1921: Amala, an autistic Bengali girl, supposedly raised by wolves (b.1919).
  • 1921: Eugen Dühring, German professor of mechanics, lawyer, philosopher and economist, criticized by Friedrich Engels in the Anti-Dühring (b. 1933).
  • 1923: Fidel Pagés, Spanish surgeon (b. 1886).
  • 1926: León Charles Thevenín, French telegraphic engineer (b. 1857).
  • 1939: Guillermo G. Cano, Argentine politician (b. 1884).
  • 1949: Jorge Cáceres, Chilean poet and dancer (b.1923).
  • 1956: Rigoberto López Pérez, Nicaraguan poet and revolutionary who killed the dictator Anastasio Somoza García (b. 1929).
  • 1957: Norma Giménez, Argentine actress (b.1930).
  • 1957: Haakon VII, Norwegian King (b. 1872).
  • 1959: Abraham Flexner, American educator (b.1866).
  • 1962: Francisco de Arteaga, Argentine aeronautical engineer. (b.1883)
  • 1963: Paulino Masip, Spanish film scriptwriter and writer (d. 1899).
  • 1965: Eusterio Buey Alario, Spanish writer (b. 1889).
  • 1970: Lídiya Sergeyevskaya, Russian botanist and biologist (b. 1897).
  • 1971: Bernardo Houssay, Argentine doctor and pharmacist. (n. 1887).
  • 1974: Walter Brennan, American actor, winner of three Oscars (d. 1894).
  • 1976: Orlando Letelier, Chilean politician, economist and ambassador (b. 1932).
  • 1976: Ronni Moffitt, American activist (b.1951).
  • 1982: Iván Bagramián, Soviet commander (b. 1897).
  • 1983: Xavier Zubiri, Spanish philosopher (b. 1898).
  • 1987: Jaco Pastorius, American bassist (d. 1951).
  • 1991: Baltazar R. Leyva Mancilla, Mexican military and politician (b. 1896).
  • 1995: Delfy de Ortega, Argentine actress (b.1920).
  • 1997: Jennifer Holt, American actress (b.1920).
  • 1997: Miguel Schweitzer, Chilean jurist (b.1908).
  • 1998: Florence Griffith Joyner, American athlete (b. 1959).
  • 1999: Norman Rossington, American actress (b.1928).
  • 2000: Leonid Rogozov, Soviet physician who underwent self-surgery (b.1934).
  • 2005: Rosa María Aranda, Spanish writer (b.1920).
  • 2006: María Esther Gamas, Argentine actress (b.1910).
  • 2008: Carlos González Cruchaga, Chilean bishop first cousin of San Alberto Hurtado (b. 1921).
  • 2011: Paulette Dubost, French actress. (n.1910).
  • 2013: Elena Tasisto, Argentine actress (b.1948).
  • 2014: Cecilia Cenci, Argentine actress (b.1942).
  • 2016: Miguel Ángel Gambier, Argentine soccer player (b.1959).
  • 2016: Guido Vallejos, Chilean cartoonist (b.1929).
  • 2018: Trần Đại Quang, Vietnamese politician, president of Vietnam between 2016 and 2018 (b.1956).
  • 2019: Sigmund Jähn, German cosmonaut (b.1937).
  • 2020: Jackie Stallone, American astrologer, forerunner of rumpology. Mother of Sylvester Stallone and Frank Stallone (b.1921).
  • 2020: Arthur Ashkin, American physicist, 2018 Nobel laureate in physics (b.1922).
  • 2020: Tommy DeVito, guitarist and founder of the band The Four Seasons (b.1928).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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September 21 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • World Day for the Beginning of the Spring Equinox
  • International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations
  • International Alzheimer’s Day
  • International Day of Peace
  • World Pagan Pride Day
  • Argentina:
    • Economist Day
    • Student Day
    • Photographer’s day
    • Aeronautical Engineer Day
    • Plastic Artists Day
  • Armenia:
    • Independence Day
  • Belize:
    • Independence Day
  • Bolivia:
    • Student Day
    • Bolivian Doctor’s Day
  • Brazil:
    • Tree Day
  • Chile:
    • Radial Worker’s Day
  • Ghana:
    • Founder’s Day
    • National Volunteer Day
  • Malt:
    • Independence Day
  • Mexico:
    • National Day of Wrestling and Professional Wrestling
  • Poland:
    • Customs Service Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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September 21 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
  • Saint Jonah, prophet
  • Saint Square of Greece, disciple of the apostles (2nd century)
  • Saint Pamphilus of Rome, martyr
  • Saint Alexander of Baccano, martyr
  • Saints Eusebius, Nestabi and Zeno of Gaza, martyrs (362)
  • Saint Castor of Apta Julia, bishop (420)
  • Saint Cadoc de Lan-Carvan, abbot (6th century)
  • Saint Landelino of Ettenheim, monk (7th century)
  • Saint Gerulf of Tronchiennes, martyr (750)
  • Saint Maura de Troyes, virgin (850)
  • Blessed Marcos de Mútina Scalabrini, priest (1498)
  • Saints Francisco Jaccard and Tomás Tramm Van Thiên, martyrs (1838)
  • Saints Lorenzo Imbert, Pedro Maubant and Jacobo Chastan, martyrs (1839)
  • Blessed Vicente Galvis Gironés and Manuel Torró García, martyrs (1936).

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Famous & Celebrities People Born “A Day as Today”

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September 21 – A Day as Today – Today’s Famous Birthdays

  • 1947 – Stephen King, American writer.
  • 1947 – Don Felder, American guitarist, of the band The Eagles.
  • 1948 – Artis Gilmore, American basketball player.
  • 1950 – Bill Murray, American actor.
  • 1953 – Lars Saabye Christensen, Norwegian writer.
  • 1953 – Arie Luyendyk, Dutch motorsport driver.
  • 1954 – Shinzō Abe, Japanese politician, prime minister between 2006 and 2007.
  • 1955 – Teresa Notario, Paraguayan humanist politician.
  • 1956 – Celeste Carballo, Argentine rock and blues singer-songwriter.
  • 1956 – Marta Kauffman, American producer (creator of Friends).
  • 1957 – Ethan Coen, American filmmaker.
  • 1957 – Sidney Moncrief, American basketball player and coach.
  • 1958 – Fernando Larraín, Chilean actor.
  • 1959 – Corinne Drewery, American singer, of the band Swing Out Sister.
  • 1959 – Eulalia Ramón, Spanish actress.
  • 1960 – Gabriela David, Argentine filmmaker (d. 2010).
  • 1961 – Diego Capusotto, Argentine actor and comedian.
  • 1961 – Serena Scott Thomas, British actress.
  • 1963 – Angus McFadyen, British actor.
  • 1963 – Víctor Daniel Amoroso, Argentine politician and trade unionist.
  • 1963 – Carmen Machi, Spanish actress.
  • 1964 – Jorge Drexler, Uruguayan musician.
  • 1965 – David Wenham, Australian actor.
  • 1965 – Markus Grosskopf, German Helloween musician.
  • 1966 – Tab Ramos, Uruguayan soccer player, naturalized American.
  • 1967 – Faith Hill, American country singer.
  • 1968 – Alex Amaral, Spanish-Brazilian actor.
  • 1969 – Pablo Echarri, Argentine actor.
  • 1971 – Alfonso Ribeiro, American actor and singer.
  • 1972 – Liam Gallagher, British musician, of the band Oasis.
  • 1972 – Inés Saavedra, Uruguayan singer, guitarist and composer.
  • 1972 – David Silveria, American drummer, of the band Korn.
  • 1973 – Daniel Guzmán, Spanish actor and boxer.
  • 1973 – Virginia Ruano, Spanish tennis player.
  • 1973 – Oswaldo Sánchez, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1974 – Diego Martín, Spanish actor.
  • 1974 – Taral Hicks, American actress and singer.
  • 1978 – Nerviozzo (Eduardo Sánchez), Spanish master of ceremonies and music producer.
  • 1978 – Oso Rossello, Argentine cartoonist (d. 2009).
  • 1980 – Kareena Kapoor, Indian actress.
  • 1980 – Aleksa Palladino, American actress.
  • 1981 – Nicole Richie, American actress.
  • 1981 – Luciano Pereyra, Argentine singer and songwriter.
  • 1982 – Marat Izmailov, Russian footballer.
  • 1982 – Marco Navas, Spanish footballer.
  • 1983 – Fernando Cavenaghi, Argentine footballer.
  • 1983 – Maggie Grace, American actress.
  • 1984 – Rinaldo Cruzado, Peruvian soccer player.
  • 1985 – Carolina Bang, Spanish actress.
  • 1986 – Faris Badwan, British musician.
  • 1986 – Lindsey Stirling, American violinist and performance artist.
  • 1986 – Jason Derülo, Haitian singer-songwriter, actor and dancer.
  • 1990 – Allison Scagliotti-Smith, American actress.
  • 1990 – Christian Serratos, American actress.
  • 1998 – Óscar Casas, Spanish actor.

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