THIS DAY IN HISTORY 21/02


This day in #history 21/02

FEBRUARY 21TH

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1795 – Freedom of worship established in France under constitution

1797 – Trinidad, West Indies, surrenders to British

1874 – Benjamin Disraeli succeeds William Gladstone as British premier

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1921 – Constituent Assembly of the Democratic
Republic of Georgia adopts the country’s first
constitution.

1922 – Great Britain grants Egypt independence

1937 – The League of Nations bans foreign
national “volunteers ” in the Spanish Civil War.

1974 – Yugoslavia adopts constitution

2004 – The first European political party organization, the European Greens , is established in Rome.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1924 – Robert Mugabe, president (Zimbabwe, 1988- )

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1979 – Jennifer Love Hewitt, actress (Sarah Reeves – Party of Five)

1989 – Corbin Bleu, American actor and singer
@corbinbleu

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FAMOUS DEATHS

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

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1965 – Malcolm X , [Little ], black Moslem leader ,
assassinated in NYC at 39

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

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