|February 21, 1583 in History|
Groningen Netherlands begins using Gregorian calendar
More Notable Events on February 21:
1992 Kristi Yamaguchi of U.S. wins Olympic gold medal in women's figure skating
1972 Richard Nixon becomes 1st U.S. president to visit China
1970 Jackson 5 make TV debut on American Bandstand
1953 Francis Crick and James Watson discover structure of DNA-molecule
1885 Washington Monument dedicated in Washington D.C.