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.


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