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It happened on a… April 21

2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns the West not to cross a “red line” in his state of the union address, amid massing of 100,000 Russian troops on Ukraine border.

2019

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky wins the country’s presidential election in a landslide.

1989

In Beijing, around 100,000 students gather in Tiananmen Square to commemorate Chinese reform leader Hu Yaobang.

1984

After 37 weeks Michael Jackson’s album “Thriller” is knocked off as top album by “Footloose”.

1977

“Annie” opened on Broadway.

1967

Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles completed the sessions for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

1956

Elvis Presley’s 1st hit record, “Heartbreak Hotel”, becomes #1.

1934

The “Surgeon’s Photograph”, the most famous photo allegedly showing the Loch Ness Monster, is published in the Daily Mail (in 1999, it is revealed to be a hoax).

1904

Ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta (South Atlantic League).

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