February 21, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Die Physiker" premieres in Zurich
  • Gabon adopts constitution
  • Mercury-Atlas 2 reentry Test reaches 172 km

Deaths in History

  • Blaise Cendrars [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Swiss poet, dies at 73
  • Frederick McKinley Jones, American inventor (developments in refrigeration), dies of lung cancer at 67