Died On October 21st

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Discover the most famous people who died on October 21. The list includes people like Elliott Smith, Jack Kerouac, Gough Whitlam, Horatio Nelson, Ben Bradlee. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, playwrights, artists and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Horatio Nelson
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 29, 1758
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burnham Thorpe
Died: 1805
 2 
Elliott Smith
(American Singer-Songwriter and Multi-Instrumentalist)
Elliott Smith
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Omaha
Died: 2003
 3 
Jack Kerouac
(Novelist and Poet Best Known for His Novels: ‘On the Road', ‘The Dharma Bums’ and ‘Big Sur’)
Jack Kerouac
15
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1969
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Halyna Hutchins
(She was named one of the10 up-and-coming directors of photography who are making their mark)
Halyna Hutchins
17
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Horodets', Ukraine
Died: 2021
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
Shannon Hoon
(Former Lead Singer of the Band 'Blind Melon')
Shannon Hoon
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
François Truffaut
(One of the Founders of the 'French New Wave' Art Movement & An Icon of the French Film Industry)
François Truffaut
3
Birthdate: February 6, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1984
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 7 
George McGovern
(United States Senator from South Dakota (1963 - 1981))
George McGovern
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Avon, South Dakota, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 8 
Maxene Andrews
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1995
 9 
Fred Berry
(Actor)
Fred Berry
10
Birthdate: March 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 10 
Hans Asperger
(Paediatrician)
Hans Asperger
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 18, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1980
 11 
Sandy West
(Former Drummer with the hard rock group The Runaways in the 1970s)
Sandy West
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: 2006
 12 
Hilma af Klint
(Swedish Artist and Mystic Best Known for Her 'Temple' Paintings)
Hilma af Klint
2
Birthdate: October 26, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden
Died: 1944
Raine Spencer, Countess Spencer
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newbury, London, England
Died: 2016
 14 
Ben Bradlee
(Newspaper Editor & Journalist)
Ben Bradlee
4
Birthdate: August 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston
Died: 2014
 15 
Arthur Schnitzler
(Austrian Playwright and Novelist )
Arthur Schnitzler
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 15, 1862
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1931
 16 
Willie Brown
(American football player)
Willie Brown
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yazoo City, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2019
 17 
John Scopes
(Educator)
John Scopes
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 3, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paducah, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1970
 18 
Jack Frost
(Composer)
Jack Frost
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 25, 1893
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1959
 19 
Bill Black
(Musician)
Bill Black
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1965
 20 
Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bihar
Died: 1990
 21 
Vada Pinson
(Baseball player)
Vada Pinson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Isabelle Eberhardt
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 17, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: 1904
Isabel Luisa, Princess of Beira
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1669
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ribeira Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1690
 24 
Nancy Graves
(Artist)
Nancy Graves
0
Birthdate: December 23, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1995
 25 
Michael Meacher
(Minister of State for the Environment)
Michael Meacher
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
Died: 2015
 26 
Mario Henderson
(American football player)
Mario Henderson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 27 
Jim Duncan
(American Football Player)
Jim Duncan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lancaster, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1972
Nikoloz Baratashvili
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 1817
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: 1845
 29 
Ileana Sonnabend
(Art dealer)
Ileana Sonnabend
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: 2007
 30 
Johnny Lee Clary
(Theologian)
Johnny Lee Clary
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Martinez
Died: 2014
 31 
Theodor Busse
(Soldier, Writer, Officer)
Theodor Busse
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 15, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Frankfurt (Oder)
Died: 1986
 32 
Wacław Sierpiński
(Mathematician)
Wacław Sierpiński
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 14, 1882
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: 1969
 33 
George Daniels
(watchmaker, non-fiction writer)
George Daniels
0
Birthdate: August 19, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London
Died: 2011
 34 
Karl Korsch
(Philosopher)
Karl Korsch
0
Birthdate: August 15, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tostedt, Germany
Died: 1961
 35 
James Henry Greathead
(British Mechanical and Civil Engineer Who Improved the Tunneling Shield and the Basic Tool of Underwater Tunneling)
James Henry Greathead
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 6, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Grahamstown, South Africa
Died: 1896
 36 
Randhawa
(Actor)
Randhawa
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1933 AD
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, India
Died: 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 37 
José Hernández
(Journalist)
José Hernández
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1834
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1886
 38 
Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet
(British Physiologist and Surgeon Who Pioneered Research Into Bone and Joint Disease)
Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 9, 1783
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: West Winterslow, England
Died: 1862
 39 
Giovanni Paolo Panini
0
Birthdate: June 17, 1691
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Piacenza, Italy
Died: 1765
 40 
Valko Chervenkov
(34th Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1950 - 1956))
Valko Chervenkov
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 6, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zlatitsa, Bulgaria
Died: 1980
 41 
Charles VI of France
(Former King of France (1380 - 1422))
Charles VI of France
4
Birthdate: December 3, 1368
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1422
 42 
Charles Wang
(Businessperson)
Charles Wang
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: 2018
 43 
Jim Garrison
(Attorney)
Jim Garrison
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 20, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Knoxville, Iowa, USA
Died: 1992
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 44 
Dimitrie Sturdza
(Statesman)
Dimitrie Sturdza
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 10, 1833
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moldavia, Romania
Died: 1914
 45 
Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado
(Emperor ,Sovereign)
Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado
0
Birthdate: July 3, 1442
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 1500
 46 
Dan White
(Politician Who Assassinated San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk)
Dan White
18
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: 1985
 47 
Yash Chopra
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist)
Yash Chopra
14
Birthdate: September 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: 2012
 48 
Ejnar Hertzsprung
(Renowned Danish Astronomer Known for His Classification of Stars by Their Spectral Type)
Ejnar Hertzsprung
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 8, 1873
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen
Died: 1967
Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1364 AD
Birthplace: County Durham, England
Died: 1425
 50 
Gough Whitlam
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)
Gough Whitlam
33
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 11, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kew Vic
Died: 2014