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  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Feb 21, 1868

    Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

    Lorenzo Thomas

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Feb 21, 1868

    On February 21, 1868, the president appointed Lorenzo Thomas, a brevet major general in the Army, as interim Secretary of War. Johnson thereupon informed the Senate of his decision.




  • U.S.
    Monday Feb 21, 1949

    Louis Armstrong

    Cover of Time magazine

    U.S.
    Monday Feb 21, 1949

    He was the first jazz musician to appear on the cover of Time magazine, on February 21, 1949.




  • New York, U.S.
    Friday Feb 21, 1992

    Bosnian War

    The United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR)

    New York, U.S.
    Friday Feb 21, 1992

    The Croatian War would result in United Nations Security Council Resolution 743 on 21 February 1992, which created the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR).




  • Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 21, 2013

    Nike, Inc.

    Nike announced It Suspended Its Contract With Oscar Pistorius

    Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 21, 2013

    On February 21, 2013, Nike announced it suspended its contract with South African limbless athlete Oscar Pistorius, due to his being charged with premeditated murder.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Feb 21, 2016

    Black History Month

    Virginia McLaurin in the White House

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Feb 21, 2016

    On 21 February 2016, 106-year Washington D.C. resident and school volunteer Virginia McLaurin visited the White House as part of Black History Month. When asked by the president why she was there, McLaurin said, "A Black president. A Black wife. And I’m here to celebrate Black history. That's what I'm here for".




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