On This Day: September 21st
This is 264th day of the year and 101 days remain in the year.
The French National Convention voted to abolish the monarchy.
The New York Sun published its famous editorial, "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus."
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein was first published.
The People's Republic of China was proclaimed.
September 21 BirthdaysHerbert George Wells(H. G. Wells), 1866–1946, English author.
Bill Murrayactor, screenwriter, comedian
Heike Kamerlingh Onnesphysicist
Henry Lewis Stimsonstatesman