Historical Events In February - 21
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1990 On February - 21 32nd Grammy Awards Wind Beneath My Wings, Nick of Time win
1991 Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers," premieres at Richard Rodgers Theater in New York NY for 780 performances on this day in history.
1991 USSR announces Iraq agrees to a proposal to end Persian Gulf War US calls the plan unacceptable on February - 21.
1991 Margot Fonteyn, ballerina (1st lady of British Ballet), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history kristi Yamaguchi of US wins Olympics gold medal in women's fig skating
1992 On this day in history eva A Jessye, US singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97
1993 On this day in history 43rd NBA All-Star Game West beats East 135-132 (OT) at Salt Lake City
1993 On February - 21 sergei Bubka pole vaults world record indoor (6.15 meters)
1993 Ferrucci Lamborghini, car maker (Lamborghini), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history frederick Edward Nicklin, architect, dies at 68
1995 RAF-pilot Jo Salter is first woman to fly in a tornado on this day in history.
1995 On February - 21 steve Fossett, a Chicago stockbroker, becomes the first person to make a solo balloon flight across the Pacific, landing in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada.
1995 Robert Bolt, Brit playwright (Doctor Zhivago, Bounty), dies at 70 on February - 21.
1996 On February - 21 soyuz TM-23, launched into orbit
1996 Horace Leonard Gold, sF writer/editor, dies at 81 on February - 21.
1997 On this day in history "Empire Strikes Back, special edition," premieres
1997 STS 82 (Discovery 22) lands on February - 21.
1997 Kenneth Rowntree, painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.
2012 On this day in history yemen voters go to the polls for a presidential election where the only candidate on the ballot paper is vice-president Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi
2012 Greek government debt crisis: Eurozone finance ministers reach an agreement on a second, .130-billion Greek bailout on this day in history.
2013 83 people are killed and 250 are injured in a series of bombing attacks in Damascus, Syria on February - 21.
2014 On this day in history 11 people are killed after a Libyan Air Force plan crashes in Tunisia
2017 On February - 21 bodies of 87 African migrants wash ashore at Zawiya, Libya
2017 On this day in history plane crashes into shopping centre in Essendon, Melbourne, Australia killing the five people on board
2018 Indian film star Kamal Haasan launches a new political party - Makkal Needhi Mayyam in Tamil Nadu state on February - 21.
2018 Winter Olympics: Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall become the first Americans in history to win a cross country gold medal (team sprint) on February - 21.
2019 SpaceIL launches the Beresheet probe, the world's first privately financed mission to the Moon on February - 21.