Historical Events In October - 21
Friday, 07 August 2020
1977 On this day in history ferit Tuzun, composer, dies at 48
1978 Anastas I Mikojan, Russian politician, dies at 83 on October - 21.
1982 Gerry Adams elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly, becoming the first Sinn Fein member to do so on October - 21.
1983 Theodorus H J Zwartkruis, Bishop (Haarlem), dies on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history dalibor Cyril Vackar, composer, dies at 78
1987 Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan govt official, dies at 88 on this day in history.
1989 On October - 21 buck Helm found alive after being buried 4 days, in SF earthquake
1991 On this day in history 24 die in a fire in Oakland Calif
1992 On October - 21 jackson Weaver, voice of Smokey the Bear, dies of diabetes
1993 Assad Saftawi, Palestinian co-founder of al-Fatah, murdered at 58 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history edward Moss Hutchinson, educationalist, dies at 85
1995 On October - 21 jose Ignacio Cabrujas, writer, dies at 58
1996 On October - 21 abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist, dies at 71
1997 On this day in history dolph Camilli, Bkln Dodger/MVP (1941), dies at 90
2005 20th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, celebrations held around the United Kingdom on this day in history.
2007 On October - 21 civic Platform led by Donald Tusk wins a snap parliamentary election in Poland.
2007 First round of the presidential elections in Slovenia. The second round is to be held on nov 11 on this day in history.
2007 Kimi Räikkönen is crowned world champion as the 2007 Formula One season ends at the Brazilian Grand Prix on this day in history.
2007 Parliamentary elections in Switzerland on this day in history.
2014 On this day in history oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
2018 Train derails in Yilan County, Taiwan, killing 18 and injuring 178 on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history sectarian fighting between Muslim and Christian youths kill 55 at Kasuwan Magani, Nigeria
2018 On this day in history julia Louis-Dreyfus is presented with the Mark Twain Prize, comedy's top honor, at a ceremony in New York
2019 On October - 21 canadian Federal Election: Justin Trudeau 's Liberal Party loses its majority but wins the most seats (157) to form a minority government
2019 The 2019 Canadian federal election takes place, for all 338 seats in the House of Commons of Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party win a narrow victory to form a minority government on this day in history.