Momentous events in history: 21 Mar 2017
Today is world poetry day.
World poetry day.
International day of the puppeteer.
World social work day.
International day of person with down syndrome.
International day of forests.
630 – Irakli I returned to Jerusalem the great Christian relic — the true Cross.
1963 – Closed prison of Alcatraz.
Born on this day:
1685 – Johann Sebastian Bach German composer and organist.
1813 – Timofey Granovsky Russian Medievalist.
1961 – Paul Hoinkis Soviet shipbuilding engineer, Creator of the torpedo boats.
2011 – Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet gymnast, coach, seven-time Olympic champion.
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