21 June It Happened Today
1527 Death of Italian politician Niccolo Machiavelli.
1652 Birth of English architect Inigo Jones.
1905 Birth of French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre.
1908 Death of Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
1917 The German fleet, interned at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands, is scuttled by their respective crews.
1970 Brazil win the football World Cup, beating Italy by 4 goals to 1.