On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1974

Historical Events

  • Israeli forces leave western Suez
  • Silver hits record $5.96½ an ounce in London
  • Yugoslavia adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Lojkin, Belarusian NHL forward (Belarus, Olympics 1998), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • Iván Campo, Spanish footballer, born in San Sebastián, Spain
  • Rohsaan Griffin, American 200m runner, born in Texas City, Texas
  • Wish Bone [Charles C. Scruggs], American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Deaths


Person of interestTim Horton

Tim Horton, Canadian hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, dies in a car crash at 44

NHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton
NHL Star and Businessman
Tim Horton

1974 Highlights

About February 21, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces