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.

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