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Notable Historical Events for October 21st

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

1954Dorothy Parker/Arnaud d'Usseau's "Ladies of the Corridor" premieres

1980Mikhail Gorbachev elected member of Politburo

1983Pope John Paul II names 3 new Dutch bishops

1512Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg.

1975Elton John given a star in Hollywood

1976NY Knicks retire 1st number, # 19, Willis Reed

2001"United We Stand" benefit concert for September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks victims, held at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC. Event organized and headlined by Michael Jackson, also featuring pop stars Aerosmith, Mariah Carey, The Backstreet Boys, and others.

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

1878German republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism"

October 21st Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on October 21st

1980Kim Kardashian, American socialite

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

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

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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