October 21

Final round of televised debates between JFK and Nixon

October 21, 1960

Thomas Edison unveils working light bulb

October 21, 1879

Related Lessons

Related Websites

Ernest Hemingway’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls” published

October 21, 1940

Related Lessons

  • "Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams
    Lesson Plan / Literature & Language Arts
    "Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams

    In this lesson, students study issues related to independence and notions of manliness in Ernest Hemingway’s “Three Shots” as they conduct in-depth literary character analysis, consider the significance of environment to growing up and investigate Hemingway’s Nobel Prize-winning, unique prose style. In addition, they will have the opportunity to write and revise a short story based on their own childhood experiences and together create a short story collection.

Samuel Coleridge born

October 21, 1772