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 This day in History - October 21
376 Historic Events for October 21
1962

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Carlsbad Cavern Golf Open

Event
1962

Don Fardon, Toowoomba QLD, Australasia golfer

Birth
1963

George B Cressey, US geographer (Crossroads), dies at 66

Death
1964

Braves ask NL to allow them to leave Milwaukee for Atlanta

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1964

Abebe Bikila runs world/olympic record marathon (2:12:11.2)

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1965

Bill Black, rocker, dies at 39

Death
1965

Robert B Woodward awarded Nobel prize for chemistry

Event
1965

Marie McDonald, singer/actress (Promises Promises), dies of OD at 42

Death
1965

Vivian Beaumont Theater (NYC) opens

Event
1965

Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Robert B Woodward

Event
1965

Chris Duplanty, Palo Alto Calif, water polo goalkeeper (Olympics-96)

Birth
1965

Alison Munt, Cairns Australia, LPGA golfer (1992 Jamie Farr-21st)

Birth
1965

Chima McLean, Vancouver BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Conestoga)

Birth
1965

KTWU TV channel 11 in Topeka, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1966

Thomas Louis Tolles Jr, Ft Myers FL, PGA golfer (1995 Bob Hope-3rd)

Birth
1966

Jonas B, Svensson Sweden, tennis star

Birth
1966

Gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95

Death
1966

144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfed a school in Aberfan S Wales

Event
1967

Bill Berg, St Catharines, NHL left wing (NY Rangers)

Birth
1967

Gavin Brian Lovegrove, Auckland NZ, javelin (Olympics-96)

Birth
1967

John Flaherty, NYC, catcher (San Diego Padres)

Birth
1967

Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astrophysicist, dies at 94

Death
1967

Egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat

Event
1967

Thousands opposing Vietnam War try to storm Pentagon

Event
1967

Stanley Richard, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)

Birth