21. november

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December 8, 2021

November 21 is the 325th day of the year and the 326th in leap years. There are 40 days left in the year.

Name day

Mariann, Marianne

History

235 - Anterus is elected pope. 1272 - Edward I becomes King of England and Ireland. 1682 - King George I of Great Britain marries Sophie Dorothea of ​​Braunschweig-Lüneburg. 1783 - Francois Pilâtre de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes become the first people to make a free flight in a hot air balloon, built by the Montgolfiér brothers. 1789 - North Carolina becomes the 12th state of the United States. 1791 - Napoleon Bonaparte is promoted to general and gains control of the French armies. 1877 - Thomas Edison announces his new invention, the phonograph. 1916 - HMHS Britannic is torpedoed and sinks on its way from England to Turkey, 30 killed. 1944 - Albanian partisans occupy Tirana. 1945 - Guatemala becomes a member of the UN. 1960 - Mobutu forces attack UN troops in Congo. 1969 - The first ARPANET connection is established. 1975 - The British rock band Queen releases the album A Night at the Opera, which includes the hit song "Bohemian Rhapsody". 1987 - Bruce Willis marries Demi Moore. The marriage lasts for 13 years. 2004 - The Orange Revolution: In Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych is proclaimed the winner of the country's presidential election. There are strong allegations of electoral fraud. 2004 - The Nintendo DS game console is released in the United States.

Norsk historie

1818 - It is decided that Horten will become a naval town. 1900 - The Norwegian Employers' Association is founded. 1924 - The local scheduled boats "Oscar II" and "Riskafjord I" collide in dense fog at Stavanger harbor. "Riskafjord I" sinks, but no one is hurt. 1963 - The liner "Hildur" goes down in a snowstorm on the Tyfjord in Finnmark. Three perish. 1976 - Europe's first three-stage rocket is launched from Andøya Rocket Firing Range. 1986 - The express bus route Haukeliekspressen is started up on the section Haugesund - Oslo via Haukelifjell.

Births

See more who were born November 21 in Category: Births November 21. 1694 - Voltaire, French writer, playwright and social critic (d. 1778) 1768 - Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologian and philosopher (d. 1834) 1805 - Carlo Luigi Morichini, Catholic cardinal (d. 1879) 1831 - Helgo Zettervall, Swedish architect and professor (d. 1907) 1835 - Wyke Bayliss, British artist and author (d. 1906) 1840 - Victoria of Germany, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia (d. 1901) 1851 - Desiré-Félicien-François-Joseph Mercier, Catholic cardinal and archbishop (d. 1926) 1854 - Pope Benedict XV (d. 1922) 1859 - Hans Tambs Lyche, Norwegian editor (d. 1898) 1860 - Tom Horn, American scout and gunman (d. 1903) 1862 - Jens Nielsen, Danish criminal (d. 1892) 1866 - Sigbjørn Obstfelder, Norwegian author (d. 1900) 1876 ​​- Olav Duun, Norwegian author (d. 1939) 1894 - Friedrich Hossbach, German officer (d. 1980) 1908 - Franz Pfnür, German mountaineer (d. 1996) 1912 - Magli Elster, Norwegian poet, translator and literary critic (d. 1993) 1913 - Odd Vollan, Norwegian historian (d. 2003) 1924 - Christopher Tolkien, British author (d. 2020) 1926 - Odd Børretzen, Norwegian author, illustrator, translator and vocalist (d. 2012) 1926 - William Wakefield Baum, Catholic cardinal and archbishop (d. 2015) 1930 - Lewis Binford, American archaeologist (d. 2011) 1933 - Henry W. Hartsfield Jr., American astronaut (d. 2014) 1942 - Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, German politician 1945 - Goldie Hawn, American actor 1950 - Alberto Juantorena, Cuban athlete 1948 - Michel Suleiman, President of Lebanon 1952 - Janne Kristiansen, Norwegian lawyer 1955 - Svein Borkhus, Norwegian politician 1965 - Björk, Icelandic artist 1971 - Gunnar Wærness, Norwegian poet 1972 - Galina Kukleva, Russian biathlete 1977 - Tobias Sammet, German musician

Deaths

See more who died November 21 in Category: Deaths November 21. 1383 - Jean du

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