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Notable Historical Events for October 21st

1878German republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism"

335Roman Emperor Constantine the Great rules laws against Jews

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

1975Elton John given a star in Hollywood

1971Nobel prize for literature awarded to Pablo Neruda

1980Mikhail Gorbachev elected member of Politburo

1962Mickey Wright wins LPGA Carlsbad Cavern Golf Open

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

1957Jailhouse Rock starring Elvis Presley opens

1960JFK & Nixon clashed in 4th & final presidential debate (NYC)

October 21st Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on October 21st

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

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

1980Kim Kardashian, American socialite

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

October 21st Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on October 21st

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

1929Bank robber Willie Sutton (28) weds Louise Leudemann

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

October 21st Deaths
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