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 This day in History - February 21
407 Historic Events for February 21
1989

US capture record 820 lbs of heroin ($1 B street value)[dup]

Event
1990

32nd Grammy Awards: Wind Beneath My Wings, Nick of Time wins

Event
1991

Roger Swaybill, actor/writer (Porky's II, Breaking Point), dies at 47

Death
1991

"Lost in Yonkers" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 780 perfs

Event
1991

Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers," premieres in NYC

Event
1991

USSR announces Iraq agrees to a proposal to end Persian Gulf War US calls the plan unacceptable

Event
1991

Margot Fonteyn, ballerina (1st lady of British Ballet), dies at 71

Death
1992

Franc Holden, British astronomer (Binary Stars), dies

Death
1992

Jane Pickens Langley Hoving, singer, dies at 83

Death
1992

Kate A ter Horst-Arriā€°ns, Dutch nurse (Battle of Arnhem), dies at 85

Death
1992

Roberto D'Aubuisson, El Salvadorian founder (ARENA), dies

Death
1992

William S Magginetti, dies at 98

Death
1992

Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97

Death
1992

Kristi Yamaguchi of US wins Olympic gold medal in women's fig skating

Event
1993

Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record indoor (6.15 m)

Event
1993

Ferrucci Lamborghini, car maker (Lamborghini), dies at 76

Death
1993

43rd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 135-132 (OT) at Salt Lake City

Event
1994

Frederick Edward Nicklin, architect, dies at 68

Death
1994

William Elgin Swinton, child Psychiatrist, dies at 54

Death
1995

CFL's Sacramento Gold Miners become San Antonio Texans

Event
1995

RAF-pilot Jo Salter is 1st woman to fly in a tornado

Event
1995

Robert Bolt, Brit playwright (Doctor Zhivago, Bounty), dies at 70

Death
1996

Horace Leonard Gold, sF writer/editor, dies at 81

Death
1996

Jean Burroughs, educationalist, dies at 67

Death
1996

Morton Gould, composer, dies at 82

Death