What Happened on February 21, 1971

Historical Events

  • Series of tornadoes cuts through Mississippi & Louisiana killing 117
  • The Convention on Psychotropic Substances is signed at Vienna

Famous Birthdays

  • Arco Jochemsen, Dutch soccer player (SVDB, Vitesse), born in Barneveld, the Netherlands
  • Jose Solano, American actor (Baywatch), born in Inglewood, California
  • Randy Blythe, American heavy metal singer (Lamb of God), born in Richmond, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Adolph Weiss, American bassoonist and composer, dies at 79
  • Robert Manry, American copy editor of the Cleveland newspaper editor who sailed the Atlantic (Tinkerbelle), dies of a heart attack at 52
1971 Highlights

About February 21, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Bad Apple - The Osmonds
  • UK #1 Song: My Sweet Lord - George Harrison