What Happened on February 21, 1968

Historical Events

  • 150,000 demonstrate against leftist students in West Berlin
  • Baseball announces a minimum annual salary of $10,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Pellom McDaniels, American professor & NFL defensive lineman (KC Chiefs), born in San Jose, California
  • Terry Allen, American NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Wash Redskins), born in Commerce, Georgia

Famous Deaths

Howard FloreyHoward Florey (1898-1968)

Australian pathologist and pharmacologist who purified penicillin (Nobel 1945), dies at 69

1968 Highlights

About February 21, 1968

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Is Blue (L'amour Est Bleu) - Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Mighty Quinn - Manfred Mann