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On This Day

February 21


1842 John Geenough patents the sewing machine

1848 The Communist Manifesto written by Karl Marx and Fried Engels is published

1925 New Yorker is first published

1948 NASCAR is incorporated

1952 Jerry Lee Lewis Marries Dorothy Barton who is only 17

1965 Malcolm X is assassinated

1986 The video game The Legend of Zelda is released by Nintendo.

1995 DJ Quik releases the album Safe + Sound.

Happy Birthday

1933 Nina Simone singer

1943 David Geffen record producer Geffen Records

1955 Kelsey Grammer actor starred in Frasier, The Simpsons, 30 Rock, & Cheers.

1975 Wish Bone rapper in Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

1976 Ryan Smyth Caption Canada

1979 Jennifer Love Hewitt Kids Incorporated, Party of Five, SNL,

1979 Jordan Peele actor director know for Get Out, MADtv, & Key and Peele

1980 Brodus Clay Wrestler

1987 Ashley Greene actress The Twilight, MADtv, & Shangri-La Suite.

1994 Hayley Orrantia actress in The Goldbergs


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