On This Day: July 21st
This is 203rd day of the year and 163 days remain in the year.
The first train robbery west of the Mississippi was pulled off by Jesse James and his gang.
In the "Monkey Trial," John T. Scopes was found guilty of violating Tennessee state law by teaching evolution.
The U.S. Senate ratified the North Atlantic Treaty.
Astronaut Alan Shepard died.
WorldCom filed for bankruptcy, then the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history.
July 21 BirthdaysErnest Hemingway1899–1961, American novelist and short-story writer, born in Oak Park, Illinois; one of the great American writers of the 20th century.
Kenneth Starrindependent counsel
Janet RenoU.S. Attornery General
Garry Trudeaupolitical cartoonist