Sun, October 22, 2017 | 06:23

Today is Saturday, October 21, the 294th day of 2017. There are 71 days left in the year.

1950 — Chinese forces occupy Tibet

1959 — Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens (NYC)

1960 — JFK & Nixon clashed in 4th & final presidential debate (NYC)

1966 — 144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfs a school in S Wales

1967 — Thousands opposing Vietnam War try to storm the Pentagon

1969 — Bloodless coup in Somalia (National Day)

1970 — 777 Unification church couples wed in Korea

1970 — Caledonian Airways takes over British United Airways

1975 — Mexico City’s first major subway accident takes 26 lives