October 21-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

October 21 2023 is Saturday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on October 21

Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day

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National days on Sat Oct 21st, 2023

  • 294th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Libra
  • International Day of the Nacho
  • Police Commemoration Day
  • Army Day- Honduras
  • Back to the Future Day
  • National Apple Day
  • Father’s Day- Belarus
  • Count Your Buttons Day
  • Overseas Chinese Day- Taiwan
  • National Reptile Awareness Day
  • National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

Past events and historical events on October 21

  • 2014-The South African Paralympic Champion was on trial for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
  • 1983-The conference defined a metre as the distance light travels in vacuum in three hundred millionths of a second.
  • 1969- After Somalia’s president, Abdirashid Ali Shermarke, died, Siad Barre attempted a military coup.
  • 1959 – The Guggenheim Museum exhibits works by modern painters.
  • 1943 – Exiled Indian nationalist Bose established Azad Hind, or Free India, in Singapore.
  • Thomas Edison made an incandescent light that could be sold in 1879 at his industrial research lab in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
  • 1947-Forest fires in Maine continue to burn millions of acres of land and destroy homes.
  • 1958-In Macon County, Alabama, it is hard for the Civil Rights Commission to get access to voter records from the county.
  • 1967-100,000 people march on the Pentagon, but violence breaks out during the march.
  • 1973: Nixon wants to give Israel a package of military aid worth $2.2 billion.
  • 1986: Scientists have been looking at a huge hole in the earth’s ozone layer over Antarctica through a satellite link from Antarctica.
  • 1998: The Nevada Athletic Commission has given Mike Tyson back his licence to box.
  • 2001: Anthrax has been found in a ninth person. This person is a postal worker in Washington.
  • 1520-Ferdinand Magellan and three Spanish ships sailed through the strait that was later named for him. They went between the tip of South America and the island of Tierra del Fuego to get to the Pacific Ocean. The strait was later named after Magellan.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on October 21

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 21st October–Kim Kardashian West, Elvin Bishop, Kim Hardwicke, Steve Lukather, Kane Brown, Hope Hicks and more.
  • 1995 Doja Cat American Singer and Rapper
  • 1986 Natalee Holloway American missing person
  • 1980 Kim Kardashian American model, actress
  • 1956 Carrie Fisher American actress, screenwriter, author
  • 1949 Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli politician, 9th Prime Minister of Israel
  • 1942 Judith Sheindlin is a prosecution lawyer, television personality, and author.
  • 1917 Dizzy Gillespie Jazz trumpeter, bandleader and singer
  • 1772 Samuel Taylor Coleridge English poet, philosopher

FAQ / People Also

1. Which Day is 21st October 2023?

  • 21st October is Saturday
  • 294th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Libra

2. Special Day on October 21

  • Police Commemoration Day– Every year, on October 21, police forces across India mark “Commemoration Day” to honour the heroic memories of those officers who gave their lives in the line of duty.

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