October 21st in history: The Guggenheim opens in New York, Edison creates the first light bulb, and more

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'This Day in History': 10/21/1959 - The Guggenheim Opens

On October 21st in 1985, The Guggenheim Museum opened in New York on fifth avenue. The museum was designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

Other events on October 21st in history:
: The Battle of Trafalgar took place off the coast of Spain.
1879: Thomas Edison invented the first workable light in Meno Park, NJ.
1910: A bomb exploded in the LA Times building.
1967: 100,000 demonstrators protest in front of the Pentagon.

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