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Notable Historical Events for September 21st

1937J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' is published

1950George Marshall sworn in as the 3rd Secretary of Defense of United States.

1955Heavyweight champ Rocky Mariano KOs Archie Moore in round 9

1986Miami Dan Marino passes for 6 touchdowns vs NY Jets (51-45)

1979Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin publish their influential paper (cited more than 4,000 times) "The Spandrels of San Marco and the panglossian paradigm", introducing the term and idea of "spandrels" into evolutionary biology

1938Winston Churchill condemns Hitler's annexation of Czechoslovakia

1985Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 to become Heavyweight Boxing Champion

2007"Into the Wild", starring Emile Hirsch, is released

2007George Clooney is injured in a motorcycle accident in Weehawken, New Jersey

1980Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA ERA Real Estate Golf Classic

September 21st Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 21st

1962Grant Fuhr, Spruce Grove Alberta, NHL goalie (Oilers)

1866H. G. Wells, Bromley, Kent, English writer (War of the Worlds, Kipps), (d. 1946)

1947Stephen King, Portland, Maine, sci-fi/horror author (Carrie, Shining, Kujo)

1934Leonard Cohen, Montreal, singer/songwriter (Death of Ladies Man)

1909Kwame Nkrumah, communist/premier Gold Coast/president Ghana (1960-66)

1950Bill Murray, Evanston Ill, Wilmette, Illinois, actor/comedian (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters)

September 21st Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on September 21st

1996Elder son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and magazine publisher John F. Kennedy Jr. (35) weds Caroline Bisset (30) at the wood-frame Brack Chapel of the First African Baptist Church in Cumberland Island, Georgia

1945Publisher Malcolm Forbes (26) weds Roberta Remsen Laidlaw

September 21st Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 21st

454Flavius Aetius, Roman general (Battle of the Catalaunian Plains), assassinated by Valentinian

19 BCVirgil, Roman poet, dies at 50

September 21st Deaths
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