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 This day in History - October 21
376 Historic Events for October 21
1984

Indira Gandhi, India PM, killed by her bodyguards

Death
1985

Qasim Omar (206) and Javed Miandad (203*) make 397 stand v SL

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1986

1st-class cricket debut of Andy Flower, ZCU Presidents XI v Young WI

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1986

US writer Edward A Tracy kidnap in Beirut

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1986

Republic of Marshall Islands signs Compact of Free Assn with US

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1986

Hugh Whitemore's "Breaking the Code," premieres in London

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1986

IBM re-forms in South Africa

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1987

7th Belgium govt of Martens forms

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1987

Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan govt official, dies at 88

Death
1987

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Robert M Solow

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1987

Senate debate begins rejecting Robert Bork's Supreme Ct nomination

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1988

Boston Celtics beat Yugoslavia 113-85 in Madrid

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1988

Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos indicted on racketeering charges

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1989

1st black owners (Betram Lee and Peter Bynoe) to own a major sports team, purchasing Denver Nuggets for $65m

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1989

"Dangerous Games" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 perfs

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1989

Buck Helm found alive after being buried 4 days, in SF earthquake

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1989

Houston becomes 1st major college team to gain 1000 yards in a game

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1990

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

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1991

US hostage Jesse Turner released from 5 years in captivity in Beirut

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1991

24 die in a fire in Oakland Calif

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1991

Former Calif gov Jerry Brown announce run for presidency

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1992

Jackson Weaver, voice of Smokey the Bear, dies of diabetes

Death
1992

Jim Garrison, Louisiana DA (investigate JFK assassination), dies at 70

Death
1992

Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel), dies at 94

Death
1992

Madonna's book "Sex" goes on sale

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