What Happened on October 21, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds sweep NY Yankees, in 73rd World Series

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Nobel prize for literature awarded to American Saul Bellow

Novelist Saul Bellow
Novelist
Saul Bellow

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NY Knicks retire 1st number, # 19, Willis Reed

NBA Center and Power Forward Willis Reed
NBA Center and Power Forward
Willis Reed
  • NY Yankee Thurman Munson ties World Series mark of 6 straight singles

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeremy Miller, West Covina California, actor (Ben-Growing Pains)
  • Josh Ritter, American musician
  • Lavinia Miloşovici, Romanian gymnast
  • Mélanie Turgeon, French Canadian alpine skier
  • Nirachala Kumya, Miss Universe-Thailand (1996)