Who Was Born Today – October 21 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – October 21 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on October 21
1760 Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese printmaker.
1772 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” “Kubla Khan”).
1833 Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes.
1917 Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter.
1929 Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction writer (The Left Hand of Darkness)
1938 Carl Brewer, Canadian hockey player; won three Stanley Cups (1962-64) as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
1950 Ronald McNair, astronaut; died when Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after launch on Jan. 2, 1986.
1952 Patti Davis, actress, author; daughter of former US Pres. Ronald Reagan.
1956 Carrie Fisher, actress, author, screenwriter; best known as Prince Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy and he bestselling novel Postcards from the Edge; daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds.
1969 Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain; presently (2013) First Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Supreme Commander, he is heir apparent to the Bahrain kingdom.

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