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Events of October 21st:
October 21st is the 294th day of the year (295th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 71 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about October 21st, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on October 21st:
1650 Jean Bart (French sailor and admiral)
1833 Alfred Nobel (chemist, inventor of dynamite, institutor of Nobel Prizes)
1917 Dizzy Gillespie (musician)
1921 Ursula K. Le Guin (Science-Fiction author)
1940 Manfred Mann (musician)
1942 Judith Sheindlin (judge, lawyer, author, TV personality - Judge Judy)
1943 Tariq Ali (author, historian)
1949 Benjamin Netanyahu (Israeli Prime Minister)
1956 Carrie Fisher (actress)
1959 Ken Watanabe (actor)
1967 Paul Ince (soccer player and manager)
1971 Jade Jagger (model, jewelry designer)
1980 Kim Kardashian (socialite, TV personality, model, actress)
October 21st in History:
1805 The British fleet under Admiral Lord Nelson defeats the combined French and Spanish fleets at the Trafalgar.
1854 Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses are sent to the Crimean War.
1921 Warren Harding is the first sitting US President to speak against lynching.
1940 For Whom The Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway is published for the first time.
1945 Women are allowed to vote in France for the first time.
1966 A coal tip falls on a village in Aberfan in Wales killing 144 people, mostly children.
1969 Mohamed Siad Barre gains power in Somalia as a result of a military coup.
1979 Moshe Dayan resigns from the Israeli government.
October 21st is also:
Overseas Chinese Day (Taiwan)
Trafalgar Day (UK) - Celebrates Admiral Nelson's victory over the combined French and Spanish fleets in 1805.
People born on October 21st are Scorpio
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