On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 2012

Historical Events

  • Yemeni voters go to the polls for a presidential election where the only candidate on the ballot paper is vice-president Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi

Famous Deaths

  • Barney Rosset, American publisher and free speech advocate, dies at 89
  • Baron Hooson [Hugh Emlyn], British politician and peer, dies at 86
  • Colin Ireland, British 'Gay Slayer' serial killer, dies at 57
  • Eiko Ishioka, Japanese Costume designer, dies from pancreatic cancer at 74
  • John Michuki, Kenyan politician, dies from heart attack at 79
  • Pierre Juneau, Canadian film and broadcast executive, dies at 89
2012 Highlights

About February 21, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years and 8 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces