What Happened on February 21, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st launching of heavy N-1 rocket at Baikonur Kazakhstan (explodes)

AgreementContract of Interest

Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Washington Senators

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Harris, American blues and reggae guitarist (The Blues miniseries, From Mississippi to Mali), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Dean Noel, CFL full back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Eric Wilson, American musician
  • James Dean Bradfield, Welsh singer-songwriter (Manic Street Preachers), born in Pontypool, Wales
  • Petra Kronberger, Austrian alpine skiier (Olympic gold 1992)
  • Tony Meola, American footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Jose de Capriles, Mexican-born US Olympic fencer, dies