On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Portotino" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • Egypt-Syria as United Arab Republic elect Nasser president (99.9% vote)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Trammell, infielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Garden Grove, California
  • Jack Coleman, Easton Pa, actor (Steven Carrington-Dynasty)
  • Jake Steinfeld, exercise expert (Body by Jake)
  • Mary-Chapin Carpenter, Princeton NJ, country vocalist (This Shirt)

Famous Deaths

  • Duncan Edwards, English soccer midfielder (18 caps; Manchester United), dies from injuries sustained in Munich air disaster at 21