What Happened on February 21, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Sears Women's World Golf Classic
  • Series of tornadoes cuts through Miss & La killing 117
  • The Convention on Psychotropic Substances is signed at Vienna.

Famous Birthdays

  • Arco Jochemsen, Dutch soccer player (SVDB, Vitesse)
  • Jeff Schmidt, US baseball pitcher (California Angels)
  • Jey Phillips, WLAF safety (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jose Solano, actor (Baywatch)
  • Randy Blythe, American musician
  • Terry Mickens, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolph Weiss, American composer, dies at 79
  • Robert Manry, American copy editor of the Cleveland newspaper editor who sailed the Atlantic (Tinkerbelle), dies of a heart attack at 52