Historical Events In February - 21
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
1976 On this day in history "Rockabye Hamlet" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 7 performances
1976 On February - 21 cardinal Willebrands installed as archbishop of Utrecht
1976 Florence Ballard, member of Diana Ross and the Supremes, dies in Detroit at age 32 on February - 21.
1976 Florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies at 32 on February - 21.
1977 74 Unification Church couples wed in New York NY on February - 21.
1979 On this day in history 2 Iowa girls High School basketball teams play 4 scoreless quarters; the game was won 4-2 in the 4th overtime period
1979 Japan launches Hakucho x-ray satellite & Corsa-B (550/580 km) on February - 21.
1979 Glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history eric Heiden skates Olympics record 1500 meter in 1 55.44
1980 Hanni Wenzel is first Liechtensteiner to win Olympics gold (giant slalom) on this day in history.
1980 On February - 21 chester H Lauck, actor (2 Weeks to Live, Goin' to Town), dies at 78
1981 On this day in history "Yorkshire Ripper" Peter Sutcliffe, murderer of 13 women, captured
1981 On this day in history japan launches Hinotori satellite to study solar flares (580/640 k)
1981 On February - 21 nASA launches Comstar D-4
1982 "Ain't Misbehavin'" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 1604 performances on February - 21.
1982 On February - 21 "Little Me" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 36 performances
1982 On this day in history beth Daniel wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic
1983 On February - 21 donald Davis runs 1 mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds
1983 NBA San Diego Clippers begin a 29 game road losing streak on February - 21.
1984 On February - 21 michail A Sholochov, Russian writer (Ocean Don, Nobel 1965), dies
1985 Evert van Benthem wins 13th Friese 11 city skating race on February - 21.
1985 On this day in history largest NBA crowd to date 44,970 (Atlanta at Detroit)
1985 Tim Raines is awarded a $12 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator on February - 21.
1985 On February - 21 eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer (Floris), dies at 47
1986 AIDS patient Ryan White returns to classes at Western Middle School on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history tennis star Jimmy Connors fined $20,000 & suspended for 10 weeks
1987 Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Tsumura Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open on this day in history.
1987 On February - 21 syrian army marches into Beirut
1988 On February - 21 actor Dudley Moore marries actress Brogan Lane
1988 On this day in history gustafson skates world record 10 km (13 48.20)
1988 Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart confesses his sins to his congregation on February - 21.
1988 On February - 21 gustafson skates world record 10 km (13:48.20)
1989 Pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling on this day in history.
1989 US bust Chinese heroin ring, capture record 820 lbs heroin ($1 billion street value) on this day in history.