Sunday 21 October 1928
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Whitey Ford (baseball) and Vern Mikkelsen.
Gösta Berlings saga, directed by Mauritz Stiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
while Swan Song by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
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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)
- Whitey Ford (baseball)
- Vern Mikkelsen: American basketball player and coach (d. 2013).
- Mario Pinto [the Andrade]: Writer / President MPLA (Angola).
- Edward "Whitey": Ford; hall of fame pitcher (New York Yankees).
- Ardico Magnini: Italy sport Champion.
- Whitey Ford: American baseball player.
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