What Happened on April 21, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Original Codex Reguis (with Edda-liederen) returns to Iceland

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Kravchenko, Russian professional poker player
  • Hasan Akbar, American convicted murderer
  • Jennifer Reed, Miss USA-Michigan (1997)
  • Samantha Druce, British swimmer, youngest woman to swim English Channel
  • Tom Cavallo, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, SF 49ers)
  • Tony Mcgee, NFL tight end (Cin Bengals)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Lowe, actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81
  • Francois "Doc" Duvalier, dictator of Haiti, dies at 64