TODAY IN HIS­TORY

TODAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) - - KICKOFF -

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 1649

The Mary­land Tol­er­a­tion Act, pro­vid­ing for free­dom of wor­ship for all Chris­tians, was passed by the Mary­land as­sem­bly.

1910

Au­thor Samuel Langhorne Cle­mens, bet­ter known as Mark Twain, died in Red­ding, Con­necti­cut, at age 74.

1977

The mu­si­cal play “Annie,” based on the “Lit­tle Or­phan Annie” comic strip, opened on Broad­way, begin­ning a run of 2,377 per­for­mances.

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