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 This day in History - October 21
376 Historic Events for October 21
1993

Scott Heiser, US photographer (Interview), dies at 44

Death
1993

Melchior Ndadaye, banker/1st Hutu pres of Burundi (1993), murder at 40

Death
1993

Irving Torgoff, US baseball player (Detroit Tigers), dies at 75

Death
1993

Assad Saftawi, Palestinian co-founder of al-Fatah, murdered at 58

Death
1993

Sam Zolotow, US theater critic (NY Times), dies at 94

Death
1993

"Twilight of the Golds" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 29 performances

Event
1993

Gary Kasparov defeats Nigel Short for chess championship

Event
1993

Milt coup by Burundi Pres Ndadaye/525,000 Hutu's flee

Event
1994

Hana bridge is Seoul Korea crashes, 32+ die

Event
1994

North Korea signs pact to end their nuclear projects

Event
1994

Jerome Bert Weisner, military Scientist/Disarmer, dies at 79

Death
1994

Edward Moss Hutchinson, educationalist, dies at 85

Death
1995

Jose Ignacio Cabrujas, writer, dies at 58

Death
1995

Maxene Andrews, vocalist (Andrews Sister), dies of heart attack at 79

Death
1995

Shannon Hoon, vocalist (Blind Melon), dies of drug overdose at 28

Death
1995

Mario Tremblay, selected 22nd NHL coach of Montreal Canadians

Event
1995

Addison Vance, 18, of Hickory NC, crowned 7th Ms Venus Swimwear

Event
1996

Wang Li, politician, dies at 78

Death
1996

Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician, dies at 49

Death
1996

Georgios Zoitakis, leader of Greece (1967-72), dies

Death
1996

George Houston, land economist, dies at 74

Death
1996

Eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator, dies at 76

Death
1996

Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist, dies at 71

Death
1997

Elton John's tribute to Diana breaks world record, 318 million dist

Event
1997

Cleve Marquis Grissom hit in his 15th straight World Series game (streak ends at 15, he is 2nd to Hank Baur with 17)

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