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Daily Calendar for Monday, October 25, 2021

Died

  • Geoffrey Chaucer (poet)
  • Ariel Durant (historian)
  • Vincent Price (actor)
  • Sen. Paul Wellstone (Minnesota congressman)
  • Richard Harris (actor)
  • Nigel Davenport (actor)

Born

  • Johann Strauss, the Younger (composer; The Blue Danube)
  • Georges Bizet (composer)
  • John Francis Dodge (manufacturer)
  • Pablo Picasso (artist)
  • Minnie Pearl (comedienne & singer)
  • John Berryman (poet)
  • Marion Ross (actress)
  • Anne Tyler (author)
  • Ed Robertson (musician)
  • Pedro Martinez (baseball pitcher)
  • Katy Perry (singer)
  • Ciara (singer)

Events

  • George III became King of Great Britain
  • Leslie L. Curtis granted a U.S. patent for an air brush device
  • S.S. Princess Sophia sank near Juneau, Alaska
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Monument established in New Mexico
  • Archibald J. Turner was granted a patent for a football shoulder pad
  • Ken Jennings passed the $2 million mark on Jeopardy!, shattering his previous $1 million record set July 13, 2004
  • Hideki Okajima of the Boston Red Sox became the first Japanese-born pitcher to play in a World Series game

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