Date History - On this day in history

Famous birthdays for this day in history

Born on this day - October 21st

1984 - Kieran Richardson, British footballer

1978 - Joey Harrington, American football player

1973 - Lera Auerbach, Russian composer

1972 - Felicity Andersen, Australian actress

1971 - Nick Oliveri, American musician

1962 - David Campese, Australian rugby player

1959 - Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor

1957 - Wolfgang Ketterle, German physicist, Nobel Prize laueate

1957 - Steve Lukather, American musician

1956 - Carrie Fisher, American actress and writer

1955 - Rich Mullins, American musician (d. 1997)

1953 - Peter Mandelson, British politician

1953 - Keith Green, American musician (d. 1982)

1952 - Trevor Chappell, Australian Cricketer

1949 - Mike Keenan, Canadian hockey coach/GM

1949 - Benjamin Netanyahu, 9th Prime Minister of Israel

1943 - Brian Piccolo, American football player (d. 1970)

1942 - Judy Sheindlin, American judge and television host

1942 - Elvin Bishop, American musician

1941 - Steve Cropper, American musician

1940 - Manfred Mann, British musician

1940 - Geoff Boycott, British cricketer

1929 - Ursula K. Le Guin, American author

1928 - Whitey Ford, baseball player

1924 - Celia Cruz, Cuban singer (d. 2003)

1921 - Malcolm Arnold, British composer

1917 - Dizzy Gillespie, American musician (d. 1993)

1914 - Martin Gardner, American mathematician and writer

1912 - Sir Georg Solti, Hungarian conductor (d. 1997)

1904 - Patrick Kavanagh, Irish poet (d. 1967)

1895 - Edna Purviance, American actress (d. 1958)

1851 - George Ulyett, British cricketer (d. 1898)

1847 - Giuseppe Giacosa, Italian writer (d. 1906)

1833 - Alfred Nobel, Swedish inventor and founder of the Nobel Prize (d. 1896)

1790 - Alphonse de Lamartine, French writer (d. 1869)

1775 - Giuseppe Baini, Italian composer (d. 1844)

1772 - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, British poet (d. 1834)

1762 - Herman Willem Daendels, Dutch statesman (d. 1818)

1757 - Pierre Francois Charles Augereau, duc de Castiglione, French marshal (d. 1816)

1725 - Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (d. 1801)

1712 - Sir James Denham Steuart, 4th Baronet, British economist (d. 1780)

1687 - Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (d. 1759)

1675 - Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (d. 1710)

1660 - Georg Ernst Stahl, German scientist (d. 1734)

1650 - Jean Bart, French admiral (d. 1702)

1581 - Domenico Zampieri, Italian painter (d. 1641)

1527 - Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1578)

1449 - George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (d. 1478)

1328 - Hongwu Emperor of China (d. 1398)



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