On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1964

Historical Events

  • UK flies 24,000 rolls of Beatles wallpaper to US

Famous Birthdays

  • Huw Higginson, British actor, born in Uxbridge, United Kingdom
  • Jane Tomlinson, British cancer campaigner, born in Wakefield, United Kingdom (d. 2007)
  • Mark Kelly, American astronaut & US Navy captain, born in Orange, New Jersey

Person of interestScott Kelly

Scott Kelly, American astronaut, born in Orange, New Jersey

Astronaut Scott Kelly
Astronaut
Scott Kelly
  • Willie Pless, American CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Anniston, Alabama
1964 Highlights

About February 21, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces