On This Day: October 21st
This is 294th day of the year and 71 days remain in the year.
The navy frigate U.S. Constitution, known as "Old Ironsides," was launched in Boston Harbor.
Thomas Edison invented a workable incandescent electric lamp.
October 21 BirthdaysAlfred Nobel1833–96, Swedish chemist and inventor.
Benjamin NetanyahuIsraeli political leader
Samuel Taylor Coleridgepoet
Ursula K. Le Guinwriter