On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1962

Historical Events

  • Minister De Pous confirms natural gas reserves in Groningen, Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Palahniuk, American writer
  • David Foster Wallace, American writer (Infinite Jest, The Broom of the System), born in Ithaca, New York (d. 2008)
  • Vanessa Feltz, British television presenter
1962 Highlights

About February 21, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces