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Notable Historical Events for February 21st

2014US President Barack Obama meets with the Dalai Lama

1173Pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Becket Archbishop of Canterbury

1969Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Wash Senators

1972Richard Nixon becomes 1st US president to visit China

1982Beth Daniel wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic

1852George Bancroft becomes the American Geographical Society's first president

1986Tennis star Jimmy Connors fined $20,000 & suspended for 10 weeks

1985Tim Raines is awarded a $12 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator

1895NC Legislature, adjourns for day to mark death of Frederick Douglass

1965Rights activist Malcolm X is shot dead by Nation of Islam followers at Audubon Ballroom in New York

February 21st Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on February 21st

1924Robert Mugabe, president (Zimbabwe, 1988- )

1946Alan Rickman, actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Harry Potter)

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Notable Weddings on February 21st

1975Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench (27) weds Vickie Chesser in Cincinnati, Ohio

1807US President Martin Van Buren (24) weds highschool sweetheart Hannah Hoes (23) in Catskill, New York

1988Actor Dudley Moore (53) weds actress Brogan Lane at the Little Chapel of the West in Las Vegas

1954Actor Leonard Nimoy (22) weds actress Sandra Zober

February 21st Weddings
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Notable Deaths on February 21st

1941Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1891)

1513Julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69

1965Malcolm X, [Little], black Moslem leader and human rights activist, assassinated in NYC at 39

1974Tim Horton, Canadian hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, dies in a car crash at 44

1968Howard Florey, pharmacologist/Pathologist, Nobel Prize Laureate, dies at 69

1437King James I of Scotland dies at 42

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