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Famous Events For October 21

Famous Events For October 21 – Today In History

What Happened on October 21 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 21 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. October 21, 0310 – the culmination of the rule of St. Eusebius as Catholic Pope
2. October 21, 0335 – Rules framed against Jews by Roman King, Constantine the Great
3. October 21, 0686 – Canon installed as Catholic Pope
4. October 21, 1096 – 1st Crusaders were defeated by Sultan Kilidj Arslan of Nicea
5. October 21, 1187 – Installation of Alberto de Morra as Pope Gregorius VIII
6. October 21, 1512 – Martin Luther becomes the faculty of the University of Wittenberg
7. October 21, 1520 – Navigator Ferdinand Magellan along with his crew arrive at Cape Virgenes and thus the first to enter the Pacific Ocean
8. October 21, 1553 – Cart loads of the book Talmud on Jews were destroyed by fire as per the orders of the King

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9. October 21, 1555- King Charles V appoints Erard of Pallandt chief of Culemborg
10. October 21, 1555 – Recognition for Philip of Spain as king was not acceptable to Britain
11. October 21, 1591 –Earl Mauritius van Nassau forces Nijmegen to submit
12. October 21, 1639 – Army commander Maarten Tromp vanquishes the Spanish army under the guidance of De Oquendo at the war at Dunes
13. October 21, 1652 – King Louis XIV arrives in Paris

18th Century – What Happened on October 21 – The 1700s

14. October 21, 1708 – Lille captured by the combined armies of Dutch and English
15. October 21, 1727 – an agreement between Russia and China on their territories
16. October 21, 1774 –the settlers in Taunton, Massachusetts raise their flag with the inscription “Liberty” which was against the Law in the British Settlement in America
17. October 21, 1789 – Emergency laws were imposed in France to prevent rebellion by the National Assembly

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19th Century – October 21 This Day That Year – The 1800s

18. October 21, 1803 – John Dalton, an English researcher, presents his thesis on the amalgamation of gases by water to the audience at Manchester Library and Philosophical Society. This is the beginning of the atomic concept
19. October 21, 1805 – The British army under the guidance of army chief Horatio Nelson vanquishes the allies of French and Spanish. But Nelson lost his life during the war, at War of Trafalgar.
20. October 21, 1816 – Rev. Hutchings established the Penang Free School in George Town, Penang, Malaysia and it is the earliest school with English medium in Southeast Asia
21. October 21, 1824 – copyrights given to Joseph Aspdin for his preparation of Portland Cement
22. October 21, 1854 – Florence Nightingale and a crew of 38 nurses were assigned duty at Crimean Battle
23. October 21, 1858 – a high-kicking stage dance first debuts in Paris
24. October 21, 1858 – debut performance of “Orphee aux Enfers” by Jacques Offenbach in Paris
25. October 21, 1861 – War at Balls Bluff, VA
26. October 21, 1864 – War at Westport, MO (Kansas City)
27. October 21, 1868 – a powerful earthquake at 7.53 AM was positioned in Hayward, California
28. October 21, 1869 – Baltimore supplies a shipload of oysters
29. October 21, 1871 – US conducts its premiere unprofessional outdoor athletic plays
30. October 21, 1887 – Best of 15 World Championship was awarded to Detroit who won their 8th triumph in a play of 11 at Baltimore, 13-3
31. October 21, 1895 – With the Japanese assaulting, the Formosa government failed
32. October 21, 1897 – inauguration of the Yerkes Observatory of the University of Chicago
33. October 21, 1899 – Boers and British army fight at Elandslaagte Natal

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 21 – The 1900s

34. October 21, 1902 – The laborers of United Mine terminate their five-month-old stoppage of work in the US
35. October 21, 1905 – In a soccer match at Polo Grounds, England Pilgrim Association defeated All NY 11 by 7-1
36. October 21, 1911 – debut performance of “Garden of Allah” by R.S. Hichens and M Hudsons
37. October 21, 1911 – Western Canada Rugby Football Union was established by the merger of unions from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
38. October 21, 1913 –Women in Transvaal acting as satyagrahis start a disobedience movement such as doing business without a permit, crossing the Natal territory persuading mining laborers to stop work, etc.
39. October 21, 1914 – culmination of War of Warsaw with Germans surrendering
40. October 21, 1915 –for the first time, intercontinental messages were sent by radio waves, from Arlington, Va to Paris
41. October 21, 1915 –Robert Lansing, US Secretary of State, makes a communication with the British alleging meddling in US shipping
42. October 21, 1917 – US defense forces witness the war activities at Somerville under the guidance of the French during WWI
43. October 21, 1918 – Margaret Owen achieves the best speed of 170 wpm for 1 minute in typing
44. October 21, 1921 – inauguration of Tuschinski Theatre in Amsterdam
45. October 21, 1921 – An ex-King of Hungary, Karl arranges for a second takeover of power but is detained
46. October 21, 1923 – the inauguration of a working model of planets at the Deutsche Museum in Munich
47. October 21, 1924 – KLM’s aircraft commence flight to Dutch East Indies
48. October 21, 1925 – debut performance of “Lucky Sam McGraver” by Sidney Howard in NYC
49. October 21, 1935 – Baseball player, Hank Greenberg achieves the title AL Most Valuable Player with no one opposing
50. October 21, 1937 – debut performance of the 5th musical by Dmitri Shostakovich
51. October 21, 1937 – Army under the command of Franco capture Gijon
52. October 21, 1938 – Japan capture Canton
53. October 21, 1940 – booklets containing statements against Nazis distributed by airdropping by RAF
54. October 21, 1944 – Breskens captured by Canadian army

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55. October 21, 1944 – US occupies the large German town, Aachen, during WW II
56. October 21, 1945 – voting rights for women were granted in France for the first time
57. October 21, 1947 – In an air accident involving Dutch Dakota which burst near Copenhagen, 16 persons lost their life
58. October 21, 1948 – Austrian and New Zealand mounted division free the city of Beersheba from Ottoman rule
59. October 21, 1948 – In an air accident involving the Dutch Constellation near Prestwick Scotland 40 persons lost their life
60. October 21, 1948 – a suggestion by Russia that all nuclear armory be demolished was not acceptable to the UN
61. October 21, 1949 – Aldous Huxley who penned the book entitled “Brave New World” applauds George Orwell for his book “1984”
62. October 21, 1950 – Chinese defense captures Tibet
63. October 21, 1950 – Capital punishment eliminated in Belgium
64. October 21, 1950 – LPGA Hardscrabble Women’s Golf Invitation was achieved by Patty Berg
65. October 21, 1952 – The Dutch administration does not accept the territory dispute of New Guinea
66. October 21, 1954 – Debut of “Ladies of the Corridor” by Dorothy Parker/Arnaud Rousseau
67. October 21, 1954 – New Guinea captured by Indonesia
68. October 21, 1956 – LPGA Lawton Golf Open achieved by Betty Dodd
69. October 21, 1957 – Class-A Phoenix was purchased by Giants
70. October 21, 1957 – a musical, Jailhouse Rock, featuring Elvis Presley inaugurated in Memphis, Tennessee
71. October 21, 1957 – LPGA Lawton Golf Open achieved by Marlene Hagge
72. October 21, 1958 – Women members permitted to sit in the House of Lords in Britain
73. October 21, 1959 – Havana blown up by rebels who were opposed to revolutionaries
74. October 21, 1959 – Inauguration of the Guggenheim Museum conceived by Frank Lloyd Wright, in New York
75. October 21, 1959 – The proposal to play two All-Star plays in 1960 in KC and NY was cleared by the Players Association
76. October 21, 1960 – the first British underwater vessel, equipped with atomic power, HMS Dreadnought, commissioned
77. October 21, 1960 – 1st British nuclear sub HMS Dreadnought launched
78. October 21, 1960 – Presidential hopeful JFC and Nixon meet face to face for a discussion, the 4th and final one, in NYC
79. October 21, 1961 – a musical “Another Evening with Harry Stones” by Barbra Streisand premieres

80. October 21, 1961 – Atomic test by USSR at SaryShagan, USSR
81. October 21, 1962 – LPGA Carlsbad Cavern Golf Open achieved by Mickey Wright
82. October 21, 1964 – Lengthy run in the Olympic game cleared by Abebe Bikila in 2:12:11.2
83. October 21, 1964 – Braves seek permission from NL to move from Milwaukee to Atlanta
84. October 21, 1964 – the debut of the film “My Fair Lady” guided by George Cukor and featuring Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn in New York. (Academy Awards Best Picture 1965)
85. October 21, 1965 – TV transmission channel 11 in Topeka, KS debuts on PBS
86. October 21, 1965 – Nobel Prize for chemistry achieved by Robert B. Woodward
87. October 21, 1965 – inauguration of the Vivian Beaumont Theatre in NYC
88. October 21, 1965 – heavenly body, Ikeya-Seki comes near the nearest point at 450000KM from the Sun
89. October 21, 1966 – in an accidental slide of coal left-over which immersed over the school in Aberfan, South Wales, 116 children and 28 adults lost their lives
90. October 21, 1967 – an Israeli destroyer vessel sank when attacked by Egypt
91. October 21, 1967 – The military control center in the Pentagon was surrounded for two days by a very large number of Anti-Vietnam War demonstrators
92. October 21, 1969 – successful takeover of power in Somalia without any causalities
93. October 21, 1969 – debut performance of “Butterflies are Free” by Leonard Gersh in NYC
94. October 21, 1969 – Installation of Willy Brandt, a German politician, as Chancellor of West Germany
95. October 21, 1969 – Installation of high-ranking military personnel, Mohammed Siad Barre as President of the Somali
96. October 21, 1970 – 777 couples married in Korea
97. October 21, 1970 – Caledonian Airways takes control of British United Airways
98. October 21, 1970 – Nobel Prize for Peace achieved by Norman E Borlaug
99. October 21, 1970 – Bernadette Devlin who was convicted and sentenced to 6 months in jail for violent conduct, was set free after serving 4 months
100. October 21, 1971 – premiere of “To Live Another Summer” at Helen Hayes NYC and gives 173 presentations
101. October 21, 1971 – Pablo Neruda achieved the Nobel Prize for literature
102. October 21, 1971 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh, USSR

103. October 21, 1971 – Justices Hugo Black and John Harlan step down from their position and William H. Rehnquist and Lewis F. Powell were selected by Nixon to the US Supreme Court
104. October 21, 1972 – valedictory of “Dude” at Broadway Theatre, NYC after 16 presentations
105. October 21, 1972 – curtain down for “Man of La Mancha” at Beaumont Theatre NYC after 140 presentations
106. October 21, 1972 – valedictory of “Pacific Paradise” at Palace Theatre NYC after 5 presentations
107. October 21, 1973 – Dick Williams, A’s manager steps down after A’s defeat of Mets in the World Series
108. October 21, 1973 – LPGA Waco Tribune-Herald Ladies Golf Classic achieved by Kathy Whitworth
109. October 21, 1973 – Fred Dryer of the Los Angeles Rams achieves two safeties in NFL history and was the first player to achieve this
110. October 21, 1973 – Benny Parsons achieves the 23rd NASCAR Sprint Cup
111. October 21, 1974 – The LPGA Cubic Corp Golf Classic was achieved by Sandra Palmer
112. October 21, 1975 – premiere of “Treemonisha” at Uris Theatre, NYC, and makes 64 presentations
113. October 21, 1975 – permission granted to women to enroll in Coast Guard Academy
114. October 21, 1975 – Singer Elton John achieves a ‘Star’ in Hollywood
115. October 21, 1975 – In an accident in a subway in Mexico City, 26 persons lost their lives
116. October 21, 1975 – Red Sox defeats Reds, 7-6 in play 6 of World Series
117. October 21, 1975 – Atomic Test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya, USSR
118. October 21, 1976 – Cincinnati Reds defeat NY Yankees in the 73rd World Series
119. October 21, 1976 – NY Knicks retire No.19 and make Willis Reed No.1 to step down in the history of the Knicks
120. October 21, 1976 – American Saul Bellow presented the Nobel Prize for literature
121. October 21, 1977 – US Ambassador to South Africa, William Bowdler was asked to return to the US
122. October 21, 1977 – Establishment of The European Patent Institute
123. October 21, 1978 – Frederick Valentich, an Australian commercial plane found missing in a Cessna 182 aircraft near Bass Strait south Melbourne. It was reported that his last contact was with an unknown aircraft
124. October 21, 1979 – Bill Rodgers achieves the 10th NYC lengthy run competition in 2:11:42
125. October 21, 1979 – Grete Weitz achieves in 2:27:33 the 9th NYC Women’s Lengthy run
126. October 21, 1979 – Greta Weitz achieves the woman involvement in the NYC lengthy run in 02:27:33
127. October 21, 1979 – minister for Foreign Affairs in Israel, Moshe Dayan steps down
128. October 21, 1980 – premiere of “Banjo Dancing” at Century Theatre NYC and makes 38 presentations
129. October 21, 1980 – in 98 years, the Phillies achieved the first and only victory in the World Series
130. October 21, 1980 – Mikhail Gorbachev becomes the affiliate of Politburo
131. October 21, 1982 – Bess Truman, the wife of Truman, was accorded a privileged cremation service in US
132. October 21, 1983 – Pope John Paul II selects three fresh Dutch archbishops
133. October 21, 1984 – Niki Lauda achieves the motor racing world championship for the 3rd time
134. October 21, 1984 – Steve Jones clears in 2:08:05 the Chicago Lengthy run
135. October 21, 1984 –Niki Lauda triumphs 35th Formula One WDC by 0.5 points
136. October 21, 1985 – In a cricket match against SL, Qasim Omar and Javeed Miandad score 397 runs
137. October 21, 1986 – first international cricket match for Andy Flower, in a match between ZCU Presidents XI and Young WI
138. October 21, 1986 – debut of “Breaking the Code” by Hugh Whitemore in London
139. October 21, 1986 – reorganization of IBM in South Africa
140. October 21, 1986 – agreement signed between the Republic of Marshall Islands and the US for Compact of Free Association
141. October 21, 1986 – American author, Edward A Tracy abducted in Beirut
142. October 21, 1987 – Martens heads the administration in Belgium
143. October 21, 1987 – Nobel Prize for economics achieved by Robert M Solow
144. October 21, 1987 – recommendation of the name of Robert Bork for Supreme Court rejected by the Legislature
145. October 21, 1988 – Boston Celtics triumphs over Yugoslavia, 113-85 in Madrid
146. October 21, 1988 – Earlier first couple, Ferdinand and his wife Imelda Marcos accused of corruption charges in the Philippines
147. October 21, 1988 – premiere of “Bat*21” an American combat movie
148. October 21, 1989 – valedictory of “Dangerous Games” at Nederlander Theatre, NYC after 4 presentations
149. October 21, 1989 – in the debris of an earthquake in San Francisco, Buck Helm was traced alive even after being buried for four days
150. October 21, 1989 – Denver Nuggets, was sold to Bertram Lee and Peter Bynoe for $65m
151. October 21, 1990 – Esther Canseco accuses Oakland A’s Manager Tony La Russa, of “useless” for benching her husband Jose in the World Series
152. October 21, 1990 – The first celebration of apples and orchards viz., Apples Day in Convent Garden, London
153. October 21, 1991 – The inferno in Oakland Calif takes the toll of 24 persons
154. October 21, 1991 – Jerry Brown, Ex-California Governor makes his intentions known for his presidential
155. October 21, 1991 – US detainee Jesse Turner was set free after 5 years of detention in Beirut
156. October 21, 1992 – The book entitled “Sex” by pop star, Madonna was put on sale
157. October 21, 1993 – premiere of “Twilight of the Golds” at Booth Theatre, NYC, and makes 29 presentations

158. October 21, 1993 – Gary Kasparov triumphs over Nigel Short to achieve the chess championship
159. October 21, 1993 – Burundi President Ndadaye takes over power through an armed rebellion and nearly 525,000 Hutus ran away
160. October 21, 1994 – more than 35 people lost their lives when the Hana bridge in Seoul Korea collapses
161. October 21, 1995 – Addison Vance, 18, of Hickory NC was awarded the 7th Ms Swimwear pageant
162. October 21, 1995 – Mario Tremblay was named instructor of the 22nd NHL of Montreal Canadians
163. October 21, 1998 – New York Yankees triumphs over San Diego Padres, 4-0 in the MLB World Series

21st Century – October 21 This Day In History – The 2000s

164. October 21, 2001 – the fundraiser show, “United We Stand” a musical in aid of 11/9 radicals outbreak sufferers was held at RFK Arena in Washington, DC. Michael Jackson and Aerosmith, Mariah Carey and the Backstreet Boys participating
165. October 21, 2001 – Arizona Diamondbacks triumph over Atlanta Braves, 4-1, in the MLB National League Championship
166. October 21, 2003 – a group of Michael E Brown, Chat Trujillo, and David L Rabinowitz make use of the pictures of the abnormally small planet Eris to discover the planet
167. October 21, 2004 –St. Louis Cardinals triumph over Houston Astros, 4-3 to win the MLB National League Championship

168. October 21, 2005 – The Golden Lotus Award was given to “Page 3” at the 52nd National Film Awards (India)
169. October 21, 2007 – Kimi Raikkonen achieves the 58th Formula One WDC by one point
170. October 21, 2007 – Cleveland Indians were vanquished by Boston Red Sox, 4-3, at the MLB American League Championship
171. October 21, 2009 – Philadelphia Phillies defeat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 – 1, at the MLB National League Championship
172. October 21, 2009 – Golden Lotus was awarded to “Kanchivaram” at the 55th National Film Awards (India)
173. October 21, 2013 – Suffragette, Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan becomes the Honorary Canadian Citizen by an act of the Parliament
174. October 21, 2014 – Oscar Pistorius was convicted to five years confinement for murdering his lover Reeva Steenkamp
175. October 21, 2014 – San Francisco Giants were victorious in play one of the 2014 World Series

176. October 21, 2015 – Angela Merkel, German Chancellor declares that the opinion of destruction does not alter after Benjamin Netanyahu expressed that the knowledge derived from Mufti of Jerusalem
177. October 21, 2017 –The sovereignty of Catalonia was kept in abeyance by the Spanish administration for demanding freedom

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