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Here is what happened on Friday - October 21st...
It is the 295 day of the year, and there are 70 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

1833,Alfred Bernhard Nobel, created dynamite and Peace Prizes.
1917,Dizzy Gillespie, trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz.
1956,Carrie Fisher, actress, princess.

      Events On This Day In History...

1805,Battle of Trefalgar, where Nelson established British naval supremacy for the next century.
1868,Severe earthquake hits California at 7:53 am.
1869,First shipment of fresh oysters comes overland from Baltimore.
1879,Thomas Edison commercially perfects the light bulb.

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