Sunday 21 October 1906US date format: 10/21/1906, UK date format: 21/10/1906
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 21, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lillian Asplund and André Coutant.
Target Practice, directed by Richmond Riedel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
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- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Lillian Asplund
- André Coutant: French inventor who played an important role in the development of cinematographic equipment.
- Swan Erickson: American astrologer who worked at AFA HQ at various jobs from the time it was established.
- [Georgette A] Helena Amelung: Actress (Small Lord), dies at 55.