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A thought for the day

A thought for the day: If you focus on success, you'll have stress. But if you pursue excellence, success will be guaranteed. – Deepak Chopra

Other Notable Events for October 21

On this date in history:

In 1805, in one of history's greatest naval battles, the British fleet under Adm. Horatio Nelson defeated the combined French-Spanish fleet at Trafalgar off the coast of Spain.

In 1879, after 14 ...

Notable Birthdays for October 21

- Swedish chemist and industrialist Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prize, in 1833
- dancer/choreographer Ted Shawn in 1891
- conductor Georg Solti in 1912
- mathematician Martin Gardner in 1914
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Astronomy

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014 with 71 to follow.

The moon is waning. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Saturn.

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.-- Dr. Joyce Brothers