On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1971

Historical Events

  • Series of tornadoes cuts through Miss & La 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 musician, 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? 50 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces