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Notable Historical Events for October 21st

1990Esther Canseco calls Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa a "punk" for not starting husband Jose in the World Series

335Roman Emperor Constantine the Great rules laws against Jews

1983Pope John Paul II names 3 new Dutch bishops

1854Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses were sent to the Crimean War.

1980Mikhail Gorbachev elected member of Politburo

1959Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens (NYC)

1997Elton John's tribute to Diana, Princess of wales, breaks world record, 318 million dist

1878German republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism"

1971Nobel prize for literature awarded to Pablo Neruda

1935Hank Greenberg selected AL MVP unanimously

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Notable Birthdays on October 21st

1833Alfred Bernhard Nobel, Stockholm, created dynamite & Peace Prizes, (d. 1896)

1772Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Ottery St. Mary, Devon, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner), (d. 1834)

1942Judith Sheindlin, Brooklyn, New York, Jurist and Television personality (Judge Judy)

1980Kim Kardashian, American socialite

October 21st Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on October 21st

1929Bank robber Willie Sutton (28) weds Louise Leudemann

1977Actor Peter Boyle (42) weds Loraine Alterman at the United Nations chapel in Manhattan

October 21st Weddings
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Notable Deaths on October 21st

1969Jack Kerouac, US writer (Doctor Sax, On the Road), dies at 47

1805Admiral Horatio Nelson, dies in Battle of Trafalgar

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