This Day in History on 21st February

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 21st February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

International Mother Language Day (UNESCO)


Important Events

2013 – At least 17 people are killed and 119 injured following several bombings in the Indian city of Hyderabad.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1878 – Mirra Alfassa, French-Indian spiritual leader (d. 1973)

1894 – Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar, Indian chemist and academic (d. 1955)

1896 – Nirala, Indian poet and author (d. 1961)

Death/ Death Anniversary

1829 – Kittur Chennamma, Indian queen and freedom fighter (b. 1778)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History