February 21st celebrates International Mother Language Day and Sticky Bun Day.
Today is the 52nd day of 2021, and there are 313 days left of the year.
People who were born on this day share the Pisces star sign.
This day in history was an important one for the world of fashion, technology, science and more. Find out all about those and more events that happened on this very day.
Did you know that on this day in 1878, the first telephone directory was issued? It consisted of a single card with 50 names and addresses in Connecticut, USA.
Keep reading for more facts about February 21st in history!
What Happened On February 21 In History?
US president Barack Obama met with the Dalai Lama amid warnings from China.
American internet star and actor, Cameron Dallas had 13 stitches after stepping on a can which split his foot open.
US president Richard Nixon met with Chinese leader Mao Zedong in Beijing to finalize a peace deal between their two countries.
The Jackson 5 performed on TV for the first time on American Bandstand.
The song they performed was "I Want You Back."
Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City, USA.
Malcolm X, AKA Malcolm Little, was shot in the chest with a shotgun while preparing an address in the Audubon Ballroom in Manhattan, New York.
Edwin Land presented his Polaroid photo product, the world’s first instant photos, in New York City, USA.
The first issue of “The New Yorker” was published.
The first telephone directory was issued which consisted of a single card with 50 names and addresses in Connecticut, USA.
Saint Francis Xavier Church in Baltimore, Maryland, US became the first church exclusively for blacks in the US.
The first sewing machine was patented in the US.
Invented by John Greenough, the machine consisted of a needle with two points, and an eye in the center.
The Prussian Confederation was formed.