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Time Machine: March 21, in world history

March 21 2007

Historical events and inventions:

March 21, 1919 was proclaimed the Hungarian Soviet Republic.

On this day in 1924 a young 24-year-old physicist Wolfgang Pauli formulated one of the most important principles of modern theoretical physics: two identical particles with half-integer spins can not be in the same condition. Opening recognize all and in 1945, Pauli received the Nobel Prize for it.

March 21, 1943 on the orders of commanders, Soviet troops evacuated the city of Belgorod. In the surrounding areas continued fierce fighting.

Also on 21 March, but in 1946 the headquarters of the UN settled in New York.

On that day in 1960 in the South African town of Sharpeville shootings occurred black protesters. People opposed the demands of the authorities to carry a badge. 56 people were killed and 162 injured. In 1966, to recall these events, the UN General Assembly urged the international community to redouble its efforts in combating all forms of racial discrimination and proclaimed 21 March as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

On this day were born:

March 21, 1685 was born Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 28.7.1750), the famous German composer.

Also this day in 1768 was born Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier (1768 - 16.5.1830), the eminent French mathematician.

On this day in 1825, was born Alexander Fedorovich Mozhajskij (1825 - 01/04/1890), creator of the steam-plane, which never managed to rise into the air.

March 21, 1839 was born Modest Mussorgsky (1839 - 28.3.1881), the famous Russian composer.

Also on 21 March, but in 1895 was born Leonid Utyosov (1895 - 09/03/1982), a prominent actor, singer and leader of a jazz orchestra. Participation Leonid Osipovich and his team in a film "Jolly Fellows" brought success and the artist, and film, and only song Ut'osova knew the whole country.

On this day in 1921, was born Vassily I. Stalin (1921 - 19.3.1962), son of "father people" of Joseph Stalin, Colonel-General.

March 21, 1946 was born Timothy Dalton, the famous English actor, one of the performers as James Bond.

Also on this day in 1958, was born Gary Oldman, another well-known British actor, the main villain in Hollywood ("Dracula", "Leon", "Fifth Element").

March 21, 1960 was born Ayrton Senna (1960 - 01/05/1994), the legendary Brazilian race car driver, three-time world champion racing Formula 1. Horrible accident that claimed his life, seen by millions of people around the world.

This day died:

March 21, 1772 died Alexander Filippovich Kokorinov (10/07/1726 - 1772), a prominent architect, the first director of the Russian Academy of Arts.

On this day in 1998, died Galina Ulanova (08/01/1910 - 1998), a famous dancer, People's Artist of USSR, twice Hero of Socialist Labor.

March 21, 2002, died Boris Sichkin (15.8.922 - 2002), a famous Soviet actor of stage, theater and cinema. Remember Bubu Kastorsky in "Elusive Avengers"?

Name days:

According to the Orthodox calendar, March 21 birthday note: Athanasius, Vladimir Lazar, Theodosius and Theophylact.

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