21 February It happened today…….
1836 Birth of French Composer Leo Delibes.
1916 German artillery starts bombardment of Verdun.
1952 Elizabeth Taylor marries hotel tycoon Conrad Hilton.
1965 Malcolm X assassinated in New York.
1986 Shigechiyo Izumi, believed to be 120 years of age, dies in Japan.
1991 Death of primo ballerina Margot Fonteyn.