AMERICAN REVOLUTION Peyton Randolph dies,1775
AUTOMOTIVE President Lyndon Johnson signs the Highway Beautification Act, 1965
CIVIL WAR Confederates arrive at Guntersville, Alabama,1864
COLD WAR Kennedy announces blockade of Cuba during the Missile Crisis, 1962
CRIME Pretty Boy Floyd is killed by the FBI, 1934
DISASTER Coal mine explodes in New Mexico, 1913
GENERAL INTEREST The first parachutist,1797
HOLLYWOOD Jeff Goldblum born, 1952
LITERARY Sartre wins and declines Nobel Prize, 1964
MUSIC Pianist and composer Franz Liszt is born, 1811
PRESIDENTIAL JFK announces a blockade of Cuba, 1962
VIETNAM WAR American forces suffer first casualties in Vietnam, 1957
WORLD WAR I Germans capture Langemarck during First Battle of Ypres, 1914
WORLD WAR II Allies confer secretly about Operation Torch,1942
This Day in Wisconsin History
1843 – Stephen Moulton Babcock Born
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Man gets stolen watch back after 53 years BINGHAMTON, N.Y., Oct. 21 (UPI) — A New York man says strangers from Las Vegas returned a wrist watch that was stolen from him decades ago.
Pa. man gets support for Halloween display EVESHAM, Pa., Oct. 21 (UPI) — A Pennsylvania man’s Halloween display was saved by local supporters after police said the decorations in front of his home were distracting to drivers.
Giants fan builds replica Giants Stadium NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 21 (UPI) — A diehard New York Giants fan has created a scale replica of old Giants Stadium in his garage in New Jersey.
Friends give away $20 bills in Boston-area WAKEFIELD, Mass., Oct. 21 (UPI) — A pair of best friends from Wakefield, Mass., have taken to hiding $20 bills each day around the Boston-area with the hopes of brightening a stranger’s day.
Alligator found living in NY pond RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Oct. 21 (UPI) — Seven alligators have been caught on Long Island in New York since the beginning of October, officials said.
New world records set at Pakistan festival LAHORE, Pakistan, Oct. 21 (UPI) — Attendees at a Pakistani youth fair broke seven world records during the weekend.