Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 21-Feb

Died on This Day (21-Feb)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Peter Tork Peter Tork Peter Halsten Thorkelson , known professionally as Peter Tork, was an American musician, composer, and actor who was best known as the keyboardist and bass guitarist of the Monkees. American musician 77 1
Ronald Fiddler British Isis suicide bomber British Isis suicide bomber 50 3
Daniel Topolski Daniel "Dan" Topolski was a British author, rower, rowing coach and commentator on BBC television. Oxford rowing coach 69 5
Glenn K. Otis Glenn K. Otis General Glenn Kay Otis was a retired United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command from 1981 to 1983, and as Commander in Chief, United States Army Europe/Commander, Central Army Group from 1983 to 1988. Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 83 7
Bernard Nathanson Bernard Nathanson Bernard N. Nathanson was an American medical doctor and co-founder, in 1969, of the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws , later renamed National Abortion Rights Action League. American physician, pro-life activist and writer 84 9
Guillermo Cabrera Infante Guillermo Cabrera Infante Guillermo Cabrera Infante was a Cuban novelist, essayist, translator, screenwriter, and critic; in the 1950s he used the pseudonym G. Cuban writer 75 15
Art Kane Art Kane was an American fashion and music photographer active from the 1950s through the early 1990s. American fashion and music photographer 69 25
Nathan Pritikin Nathan Pritikin was an American inventor, engineer, nutritionist and longevity researcher. Nutrionist 69 35
Tom Carey Tom Carey Thomas Francis Aloysius Carey was a second baseman who played in Major League Baseball between 1935 and 1946. American baseball player 63 50
Afonso, Duke of Porto Afonso, Duke of Porto Infante D. Afonso of Braganza, Duke of Porto was a Portuguese Infante of the House of Braganza, the son of King Luis I of Portugal and his wife, Maria Pia of Savoy. Prince of Portugal, Duke of Oporto 54 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Billy Graham Billy Graham William Franklin Graham Jr. was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well known internationally in the late 1940s. American evangelist 99 2
David Duffield David Duffield was best known as a commentator on British Eurosport working mainly on the channel's professional cycling coverage for many years. TV sports commentator 84 4
John Strawson John Strawson Major General John Strawson CBE was a British Army officer, best known for his service during the Second World War in the Middle East and Italy, and afterwards in Germany and Malaya. British Army general 93 6
Fay Kleinman Fay Kleinman Fay Kleinman was an American painter. She was also known by her married names, Fay Skurnick, and then Fay Levenson. American artist 99 8
Bob Doe Bob Doe Robert Francis Thomas Doe, was a British fighter pilot and flying ace of the Second World War. British flying ace 89 10
Kenneth Nichols Kenneth Nichols Major General Kenneth David Nichols , also known by Nick, was an officer in the United States Army, and a civil engineer who worked on the secret Manhattan Project, which developed the atomic bomb during World War II. United States Army officer and nuclear engineer 92 20
Irina Tasseva Irina Tasseva Irina Taseva was a Bulgarian actress. She was born on July 22, 1910 in the town of Kiustendil, Bulgaria. Theatre actor 79 30
Janet Vogel Janet Vogel The Skyliners are an American doo-wop group from Pittsburgh. American singer 38 40
Eric Liddell Eric Liddell Eric Henry Liddell was a Scottish sprinter, rugby player, and Christian missionary. Scottish athlete 43 75
Benjamin F. Prescott Benjamin F. Prescott Benjamin Franklin Prescott was an American lawyer, newspaper editor, and politician from Epping, New Hampshire, who served two terms as a governor of New Hampshire. American politician 61 125