Historical Events In October - 21
Monday, 03 August 2020
1952 On October - 21 dutch govt refuses New-Guinea (West-Irian)
1954 On this day in history dorothy Parker/Arnaud d'Usseau's "Ladies of the Corridor," premieres
1955 Roy Minnett, cricketer (Australian all-rounder prior to WW I), dies on this day in history.
1956 Betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open on October - 21.
1957 On this day in history giants purchase Class-A Phoenix team
1958 On October - 21 1st women in English House of Lords
1959 The Guggenheim Museum is dedicated in New York City on this day in history.
1959 Contra revolutionaries bomb Havana on October - 21.
1960 On October - 21 1st British nuclear sub Dreadnought launched
1961 On October - 21 barbra Striesand opens in "Another Evening with Harry Stones"
1961 Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish songwriter (Goggles), dies on this day in history.
1962 The 1962 Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) closes on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history mickey Wright wins LPGA Carlsbad Cavern Golf Open
1963 George B Cressey, US geographer (Crossroads), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1964 On October - 21 abebe Bikila runs world/olympic record marathon (2:12:11.2)
1965 On October - 21 kTWU TV channel 11 in Topeka, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting
1965 Bill Black, rocker, dies at 39 on October - 21.
1966 144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfs a school in S Wales on this day in history.
1966 On October - 21 144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfed a school in Aberfan S Wales
1966 Gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95 on this day in history.
1967 Thousands opposing Vietnam War try to storm the Pentagon on October - 21.
1967 On this day in history egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat
1967 On October - 21 ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astrophysicist, dies at 94
1969 On October - 21 bloodless coup in Somalia (National Day)
1969 On this day in history jack Kerouac, novelist, dies.
1969 On this day in history jack Kerouac, US writer (Doctor Sax, On the Road), dies at 47
1970 On October - 21 777 Unification church couples wed in Korea
1970 Caledonian Airways takes over British United Airways on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history john T Scopes, US teacher (Scopes "monkey trial" 1925), dies at 70
1971 On October - 21 etienne Gailly, Belgian marathoner (Oly-bronze-48), dies at 48
1973 Arabi El Goni, VP/Chad parliament, murdered on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history mexico City's first major subway accident takes 26 lives
1975 On this day in history venera 9, first craft to orbit the planet Venus launched
1976 On October - 21 american Saul Bellow wins Nobel Prize for Literature