February 21, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Yemeni voters go to the polls for a presidential election where the only candidate on the ballot paper is vice-president Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi

Deaths in History

  • Barney Rosset, American publisher and free speech advocate, dies at 89
  • Baron Hooson [Hugh Emlyn], British politician and peer, dies at 86
  • Colin Ireland, British 'Gay Slayer' serial killer, dies at 57
  • Eiko Ishioka, Japanese Costume designer, dies from pancreatic cancer at 74
  • John Michuki, Kenyan politician, dies from heart attack at 79