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On This Day October 21

On This Day in history:

1849- The first tattooed man, James F. O'Connell, is put on exhibition at a theatre in New York City.

1879- Thomas Edison invents the electric incandescent lamp.

1927- Construction begins on the George Washington Bridge.

1945- Women in France were given the right to vote.

1957- The Elvis Presley film, "Jailhouse Rock," premiers.

1961- Bob Dylan records his first album, "Bob Dylan."

1964- "My Fair Lady" the musical makes its world premier in New York.

1975- Elton John receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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