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OCTOBER 21

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1807 British Depart Copenhagen with the Captured Danish Fleet in Tow Denmark Great Britain Napoleon Bonaparte European History War Danish Military History
1822 Banco Nacional de Texas Is First Chartered Bank West of the Mississippi Texas Banking Hispanic Heritage Historic Firsts Texas State Historical Association
1861 Union Suffers Devastating Defeat at Battle of Ball's Bluff, Virginia Virginia Battle of Ball's Bluff History Channel
1864 U.S.S. Sea Bird Captures British Blockade Runner Lucy Off Florida Coast Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida State Historical Society
1871 Seattle Opens Its First Roller Rink Washington Health and PE History Link
1902 Five-month United Mine Workers Strike Ends with Agreement Pennsylvania Labor History Channel
1910 Labor Union Bomb Destroys the Los Angeles Times Building: 20 die Los Angeles Journalism Labor Unions Crime Terrorism History Channel
1920 The Janesville, Wisconsin Irish Community Raises Funds in Support of the Irish Quest for Freedom from the British Ireland Great Britain Janesville, Wisconsin Economics Wisconsin Historical Society
1958 "Tater Tots" Trademark Is Registered Foods and Nutrition Patents & Trademarks USPTO
1988 NY Grand Jury Indicts Ferdinand & Imelda Marcos on Fraud & Racketeering New York The Republic of the Philippines Law & Legal Resources New York Times

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