What Happened on February 21, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 150,000 demonstrate against leftist students in West Berlin
  • Baseball announces a minimum annual salary of $10,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Pellom McDaniels, NFL defensive end (KC Chiefs)
  • Terry Allen, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Wash Redskins)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Howard Florey, Australian pathologist and pharmacologist who purified penicillin (Nobel 1945), dies at 69

Pathologist and Nobel Laureate Howard Florey
Pathologist and Nobel Laureate
Howard Florey