Daily Calendar for Tuesday, December 21, 2010 | Almanac.com

Daily Calendar for Tuesday, December 21, 2010


  • Giovanni Boccaccio (poet)
  • Marc Connelly (playwright)


  • Jane Fonda (actress)
  • Samuel L. Jackson (actor)
  • Ray Romano (comedian & actor)
  • Kiefer Sutherland (actor)


  • Mackenzie Bowell became Canada’s 5th Prime Minister
  • The first crossword puzzle was printed in a NY newspaper
  • Pianist Vladimir Horowitz wed Wanda Toscanini
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs premiered at the Carthay Circle Theater in Hollywood, California. It was the first animated feature-length film with sound and color


  • A four-day snowstorm began in Portland, Oregon
  • A storm in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana brought 26 inches of snow to Hillsboro, Texas

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