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Thursday October 21, 2021

October 21: Day of the Week

October 21, 2021 is the 294th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 71 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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October 21 Historical Event(s)

  • 1512
    Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg.
  • 1912
    During the First Balkan War, Kardzhali is liberated by Bulgarian forces
  • 1959
    President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an executive order transferring Wernher von Braun and other German scientists from the United States Army to NASA.
  • 1965
    Comet Ikeya-Seki approaches perihelion, passing 450,000 kilometers from the sun.
  • 1966
    Aberfan disaster: A slag heap collapses on the village of Aberfan in Wales, killing 144 people, mostly schoolchildren.
  • 1969
    A coup d'état in Somalia brings Siad Barre to power.
  • 1971
    A gas explosion kills 22 people at a shopping centre in Clarkston, East Renfrewshire, near Glasgow, Scotland.
  • 1986
    In Lebanon, pro-Iranian kidnappers claim to have abducted American writer Edward Tracy (he is released in August 1991).
  • 1987
    Jaffna hospital massacre is carried out by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 70 ethnic Tamil patients, doctors and nurses.
  • 2003
    Images of the dwarf planet Eris are taken and subsequently used in documenting its discovery by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz.

Who were born on October 21?

  • 1650
    Jean Bart, French admiral (d. 1702)
  • 1924
    Celia Cruz, Cuban singer, Queen of Salsa (d. 2003)
  • 1929
    Ursula K. Le Guin, American author
  • 1931
    Vivian Pickles, English actress
  • 1946
    Lux Interior, American singer (The Cramps) (d. 2009)
  • 1959
    Rose McDowall, Scottish musician
  • 1966
    Arne Sandstø, Norwegian footballer
  • 1969
    Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, crown prince of Bahrain
  • 1972
    Felicity Andersen, Australian actress
  • 1972
    Masakazu Morita, seiyu and actor

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