Historical Events In February - 21
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
1990 On this day in history 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 February - 21.
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 February - 21.
1992 On this day in history kristi Yamaguchi of US wins Olympics gold medal in women's fig skating
1992 On February - 21 eva A Jessye, US singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97
1993 On February - 21 43rd NBA All-Star Game West beats East 135-132 (OT) at Salt Lake City
1993 Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record indoor (6.15 meters) on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history ferrucci Lamborghini, car maker (Lamborghini), dies at 76
1994 Frederick Edward Nicklin, architect, dies at 68 on February - 21.
1995 RAF-pilot Jo Salter is first woman to fly in a tornado on this day in history.
1995 Steve Fossett, a Chicago stockbroker, becomes the first person to make a solo balloon flight across the Pacific, landing in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada on February - 21.
1995 Robert Bolt, Brit playwright (Doctor Zhivago, Bounty), dies at 70 on February - 21.
1996 On this day in history soyuz TM-23, launched into orbit
1996 On this day in history horace Leonard Gold, sF writer/editor, dies at 81
1997 On February - 21 "Empire Strikes Back, special edition," premieres
1997 On February - 21 sTS 82 (Discovery 22) lands
1997 On February - 21 kenneth Rowntree, painter, dies at 81
2012 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 on February - 21.
2012 On this day in history greek government debt crisis: Eurozone finance ministers reach an agreement on a second, .130-billion Greek bailout.
2013 83 people are killed and 250 are injured in a series of bombing attacks in Damascus, Syria on this day in history.
2014 11 people are killed after a Libyan Air Force plan crashes in Tunisia on this day in history.
2017 Bodies of 87 African migrants wash ashore at Zawiya, Libya on February - 21.
2017 On this day in history plane crashes into shopping centre in Essendon, Melbourne, Australia killing the five people on board
2018 On February - 21 indian film star Kamal Haasan launches a new political party - Makkal Needhi Mayyam in Tamil Nadu state
2018 On February - 21 winter Olympics: Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall become the first Americans in history to win a cross country gold medal (team sprint)
2019 SpaceIL launches the Beresheet probe, the world's first privately financed mission to the Moon on this day in history.