On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 780 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • USSR announces that Iraq has agreed to a proposal to end the Gulf War, but the US calls the plan unacceptable

Famous Deaths

  • Margot Fonteyn, English ballerina considered the 1st lady of British Ballet (Giselle), dies at 71
  • Nutan Bahl, Indian actress (Seema, Bandini), dies of breast cancer at 54
  • Roger Swaybill, actor/writer (Porky's II, Breaking Point), dies at 47