Historical Events In February - 21
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1958 Egypt-Syria as UAR elect Nasser President (99.9% vote) on February - 21.
1960 On this day in history cuban leader Fidel Castro nationalizes all businesses in Cuba
1960 On February - 21 fay Crocker wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open
1961 On this day in history friedrich Dürrenmatt's "Die Physiker," premieres in Zürich
1961 Gabon adopts constitution on February - 21.
1961 On this day in history mercury-Atlas 2 reentry test reaches 172 km
1961 On February - 21 blaise Cendrars, [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Switz, poet, dies at 73
1962 On this day in history minister De Pous confirms natural gas reserves in Groningen Netherlands
1963 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1964 UK flies 24,000 rolls of Beatle wallpaper to US on this day in history.
1965 On February - 21 civil rights activist Malcolm X is assassinated at age 39 by Black Muslims in New York City.
1965 Malcolm X, [Little], black Moslem leader, assassinated in NYC at 39 on February - 21.
1966 Indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution on this day in history.
1968 150,000 demonstrate against leftist students in West-Berlin on February - 21.
1968 Baseball announces a minimum annual salary of $10,000 on February - 21.
1968 On this day in history anthony Asquith, British director (Court Martial), dies at 65
1969 On this day in history first launching of heavy N-1 rocket at Baikonur Kazachstan (explodes)
1969 On this day in history ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Washington Senators
1969 On February - 21 jose de Capriles, Mexican-born US Olympic fencer, dies
1970 Jackson 5 make TV debut on "American Bandstand" on February - 21.
1970 On February - 21 pathet Lao conquerors Xieng Khuang & Muong Suy
1971 On February - 21 ruth Jessen wins LPGA Sears Women's World Golf Classic
1971 On February - 21 series of tornadoes cuts through Mississippi & Louisiana killing 117
1971 On this day in history adolph Weiss, composer, dies at 79
1972 Michael Weller's "Moonchildren," premieres in New York NY on February - 21.
1972 Richard Nixon becomes first US President to visit China on February - 21.
1972 US President Richard Nixon goes to China, to help improve relations on this day in history.
1973 Chicago Black Hawks, record 262nd NHL game without being shut-out on February - 21.
1973 Israeli jet fighters shoot down a Libyan Airlines passenger plane over the Sinai Desert, killing more than 100 people on February - 21.
1974 Israeli forces leave western Suez on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history silver hits record $5.96½ an ounce in London
1974 Yugoslavia adopts constitution on February - 21.
1975 On this day in history former U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell and White House aides H.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman receive prison terms for their roles in the Watergate cover-up.
1975 John Lennon releases "Rock 'n' Roll" album on February - 21.