TODAY IN HISTORY
April 21, 1967
Army officers in Greece staged a coup, seizing power and creating a military dictatorship that ruled the country for the next seven years. ALSO ON THIS DATE
The Maryland Toleration Act, providing for freedom of worship for all Christians, was passed by the Maryland assembly.
Author Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, died in Redding, Connecticut, at age 74.
The musical play “Annie,” based on the “Little Orphan Annie” comic strip, opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 2,377 performances.