The July 21st is the 202e Jour of the Année (203e in the event of Leap year) of the Gregorian Calendrier.
1 to 1900
- 987 : Foulques III of Anjou, known as Foulques Nerra , becomes count d' Anjou and will remain it until its death (in 1040).
- 1242 : Battle of Taillebourg.
- 1346 : Renault de Gobehen, under the control of Geoffroy d' Harcourt, burns the suburbs of Avranches for Edouard III, which invaded the Normandy.
- 1712 : The French troops, gain the Bataille of Denain vis-a-vis the Austro-Dutchmen of the prince Eugene
- 1788: Meeting of Vizille.
- 1798 : Battle of the Pyramids
- 1798: The general Napoleon Bonaparte who leads the countryside of Egypt, beats the riders Mamelouk S not far from the pyramids of Gizeh.
- 1831 : Oath-taking of Léopold Ier of Belgium. This date became since the Belgian national festival.
- 1858 : Napoleon III and Cavour work out with Plombières a plan of federal reorganization
- 1861: First battle of Bull Run.
- 1921 : Battle of Anoual in the front.
- 1931 : Several families arrive at Falardeau at the Saguenay to be established there. The village is named in the honor of the knight Antoine-Sebastien Falardeau, painter Canadian-French.
- 1954 : End of the War of Indo-China.
- 1969: Mission Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin carry out the first steps of the Homme on the the Moon.
- 1972 :
- Jigme Singye Wangchuck becomes king of the Bhutan, at the 17 years age.
- In reprisals of the Bloody Sunday six months earlier, the Irish Republican Army organizes a series of murder attempts, known under the name of Bloody Friday.
- 1985 : The French runner Bernard Hinault gains at 31 years its fifth Tour de France.
- 1988 : Diffusion on TF1 of the first Saga of the summer of the History of television: Wind of the harvests of Jean Sagols with Annie Girardot and Jacques Dufilho.
- 1990 : Pierre-Andre Gobet beats the record " Chamonix - Mont Blanc - Chamonix" in 5:10 ' 14 .
- 1993 : 3.000 people attend Verchères with the funeral of the 17 victims of the collision between a minibus and a van with the Lake-Bouchette in the area of the Lac Midsummer's Day.
- 1996 : Flood in Saguenay - colossal floods devastate banks and the hydroelectric infrastructures of the river Chicoutimi, energy of the municipality of Laterrière to the district of the Basin, while passing by the tourist installations of the old woman Pulperie de Chicoutimi.
- Two weeks after the attacks of July 7th, a the second vagueness of attacks in London fails of accuracy.
- the France sends two Canadair (Avion bomber of water) to the Portugal to take part in the fire control which already devastated this summer 140.000 hectares of forest and of undergrowth.
- the French Thomas Coville on his Trimaran Sodebo establishes a record as a recluse with the veil on the course Miami - New York, traversed in 3 days 5:00 and 12s.
2007 : English exit of the last volume of the adventures of Harry Potter, invented by Joanne Kathleen Rowling. This book is named Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows . The French exit is envisaged the October 26th 2007. The translation of the title is: Harry Potter and Relics of Dead the .
- -356 : Alexandre Large the
- 1414: Sixth IV ( Francesco Della Rovere ), 212e pope of the Catholic church of 1471 with 1484. († August 12th 1484)
- 1896 :
- 1899: Ernest Hemingway, author († 1961).
- 1911 : Marshall McLuhan, teacher, philosopher and Canadian sociologist († December 31st 1980).
- 1920 :
- 1921 : Francis Blanche, actor and humorist French.
- 1926 :
- Karel Reisz, British realizer of Czech origin († November 25th 2002).
- Simon Jacques Eugene Berryer, known as Sim, actor and humorist French.
- 1928 : max Pinchard, Type-setter French.
- 1929 : Philippe Ardant, lawyer French. Constitutional law professor († June 6th 2007).
- 1931 : Sony Clark, pianist of American jazz.
- 1948 :
- Cat Stevens, British Song writer and performer .
- Hubert-Felix Thiéfaine, author and interprets French.
- 1951 : Robin Williams, American actor.
- 1956 : Michael Connelly, American writer
- 1964: Akira Yasuda, Japanese illustrator
- 1971: Charlotte Gainsbourg, actress and French singer, girl of Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin.
- 1978 : Damian Marley, singer of reggae, wire of Bob Marley
- 1983: Nadia Yvonne López Ayuso, Mexican singer
- 987: Geoffroy Ier '' Grisegonelle '', count d' Anjou of 960 with 987.
- 1796: Robert Burns, British Poet (° 1759).
- 1808 : Claude-François Duprès, Brigadier general French in the armies of the Revolution and the Empire. (° October 3rd 1755).
- 1870 : Joseph Strauss, Type-setter.
- 1931 : Emile Pouget, trade unionist French (° October 12th 1860).
- 1972 : Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, king of the Bhutan since 1952 (° May 2nd 1929).
- 2003: Miguelín (Miguel Mateo Salcedo), Spanish Matador (° March 19th 1939).
- 2004 : Jerry Goldsmith, 75 years, American type-setter, author of many film musics of which BASIC Instinct , the Planet of the monkeys , Chinatown or L.A. Confidential . (° February 10th 1929 with Los Angeles in California)
- 2007: Jesús de Polanco, 77 years, Spanish business man , editor of press, in particular of the daily newspaper El Pais . (° November 7th 1929).
- national Festival Belgian, commemorating the oath-taking of the first King of the Belgians, Léopold Ier in 1831.
Catholic and orthodoxe saints of the day
- Syméon and Jean d' Émèse († towards 590), fols as a Christ.
- Victor of Marseilles († in 303 or 304), martyr.
- Longin of Marseilles († in 303 or 304), martyr.
Catholic saints of the day
Beats-smg: Lėipas 21 Be-X-old: 21 ліпеня Nds-nl: 21 juli Simple: July 21 Zh-yue: 7 月 21 號
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