On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Bodies of 87 African migrants wash ashore at Zawiya, Libya
  • Plane crashes into shopping centre in Essendon, Melbourne, Australia killing the five people on board

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth Arrow, American economist, (Nobel Prize 1972), dies at 95
  • Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Polish-born classical conductor and composer, dies at 93