Historical Events for 21st June 2018

1672 – Dutch pension advisor Johan de Witt seriously wounded
1900 – Dodgers score 7 in top of 11th to go ahead of Phillies, 20-13, In bottom of 11th Phillies stalls so umpire forfeits game to Dodgers
1915 – Anti-British revolt in South Africa ends with arrest of General De Law
1938 – Bradman scores 101* in 77 minutes, Australia v Lancashire
1948 – Rhodes conference on Israeli-Arab war opens
1951 – “17” opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 performances
1986 – Bo Jackson, Heisman Trophy winner, signs with KC Royals
1986 – Heike Drechsler of East Germany long jumps 7.45 m (women’s record)
2001 – Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is the 1st Hispanic woman to be honored on a US postage stamp
2004 – SpaceShipOne becomes the first privately funded spaceplane to achieve spaceflight

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