What Happened on February 21, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Michael Weller's "Moonchildren" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Richard Nixon becomes 1st US president to visit China

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • The first session of the Widgery Tribunal, investigating the events of 'Bloody Sunday' (30 January 1972), is held in Coleraine, County Derry

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl DeWolf, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • Seo Taiji, Korean musician

Famous Deaths

  • Bronislava Nijinska, Polish-Russian ballet dancer (b. 1891)
  • Eugène Tisserant, French Catholic candinal (b. 1884)