History Blog

July 21

Happy Birthday RIP Ernest Hemingway(1899–1961) Jesse Donald Knotts(1924–2006) Robin Williams(1951–2014) Janet Reno(1938–2016) ; “Cat Stevens”(Steven Georgiou)–75 Taco Ockerse–68 Jonathan Lovitz–66 Keith “Ike” Eisenmann–61 Joshua Hartnett–45 Rory Culkin–34 ; 1873 – At Adair Iowa, Jesse James and the James-Younger gang pull off the first successful train robbery in the American Old West ; 1969 – Apollo program: At 02:56 UTC, astronaut Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to walk on the Moon