Date History - On this day in history

Famous people who died on this day in history

Died on this day - October 21st

310 - Pope Eusebius

2003 - Luis A. Ferre, Governor of Puerto Rico (b. 1940)

2003 - Louise Day Hicks, American politician (b. 1916)

2003 - Fred Berry, American actor (b. 1951)

2003 - Elliott Smith, American musician (b. 1969)

1995 - Shannon Hoon, American singer (Blind Melon) (b. 1967)

1995 - Jesús Blasco, Spanish comic book author (b. 1919)

1986 - Lionel Murphy, Australian politician and judge (b. 1922)

1984 - Francois Truffaut, French film director (b. 1932)

1980 - Hans Asperger, Austrian psychologist (b. 1906)

1975 - Charles Reidpath, American athlete (b. 1887)

1969 - Waclaw Sierpinski, Polish mathematician (b. 1882)

1969 - Jack Kerouac, American novelist (b. 1922)

1944 - Alois Kayser, German missionary to Nauru (b. 1877)

1931 - Arthur Schnitzler, Austrian writer (b. 1862)

1896 - James Henry Greathead, British engineer (b. 1844)

1873 - Johann Sebastian Welhaven, Norwegian poet (b. 1807)

1872 - Jacques Babinet, French physicist (b. 1794)

1805 - Horatio Nelson, British admiral (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1758)

1777 - Samuel Foote, English dramatist and actor (b. 1720)

1775 - Peyton Randolph, American president of the Continental Congress (b. 1721)

1765 - Giovanni Paolo Pannini, Italian painter and architect (b. 1691)

1687 - Sir Edmund Waller, English poet (b. 1606)

1662 - Henry Lawes, English composer (b. 1595)

1623 - William Wade, English statesman and diplomat (b. 1546)

1600 - Toda Katsushige, Japanese warlord (b. 1557)

1558 - Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian humanist scholar (b. 1484)

1500 - Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1442)

1422 - King Charles VI of France (b. 1368)

1266 - Birger jarl, Swedish statesman and founder of Stockholm (b. 1210)

1221 - Alix of Thouars, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1201)

1125 - Cosmas of Prague, Bohemian writer



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