February 21, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Eugène Tisserant, French Catholic candinal (b. 1884)