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ON THIS DAY
February 21
On This Day: February 21
Nina Simone
Born: February 21, 1933
Died: April 21, 2003
Age: 70 years old
Birthplace: Tryon, NC, United States
Occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Pianist, Singer, Journalist

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Events
1848
165 years ago
Karl Marx publishes The Communist Manifesto in London.
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1947
66 years ago
Edwin Land, co-founder of the Polaroid Company, introduces the instant camera that takes, develops and prints a picture.
Read Edwin Land’s biography >>

1965
48 years ago
Black nationalist leader Malcolm X is assassinated while addressing a rally in Harlem in New York City.
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1981
32 years ago
Dolly Parton’s song 9 to 5, from the movie of the same name, reaches No. 1 on the pop music charts.
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Born On This Day
Nina Simone
Born: February 21, 1933
Died: April 21, 2003
Age: 70 years old
Birthplace: Tryon, NC, United States
Occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Pianist, Singer, Journalist
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Alan Rickman
Born: February 21, 1946
Age: 67 years old
Birthplace: London, England
Occupation: Film Actor
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Rue McClanahan
Born: February 21, 1934
Died: June 3, 2010
Age: 76 years old
Birthplace: Healdton, OK, United States
Occupation: Television Actress
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Died On This Day
Malcolm X
Died: February 21, 1965
Age: 39 years old
Place: New York, NY, United States
Occupation: Civil Rights Activist
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Mary Walker
Died: February 21, 1919
Age: 86 years old
Place: Oswego, NY, United States
Occupation: Women’s Rights Activist, Doctor, Surgeon
Best Known For >>

Eric Liddell
Died: February 21, 1945
Age: 43 years old
Place: Weishien, China
Occupation: Track and Field Athlete, Missionary
Best Known For >>

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