On February 21, as many stars of art, politics and literature were born on this day, many important events took place that changed the map of the world.
1848 – Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels issue the Communist Manifesto.
1922 – United Kingdom lifts security over Egypt in 1914.
1946 – A general body of Egyptian workers and students calls for a general strike against British occupation officials in response to the February 9 Abbas Bridge incident.
1965 – Malcolm X or L-Hajj Malik Shahbaz, President of the African Union and spokesman for the Islamic State, is assassinated in a convention hall in New York City.
1914 – Mustafa Amin, journalist and writer.
Tahiya Karioka, Belly Dancer and Actress.
1938 – Nadia Azad, actress.
1950 – Khalid Jackie, actor.
1677 – Bruch Spinoza, Dutch philosopher.
1965 – Malcolm X becomes the official spokesman for the Nation of Islam.
1973 – Salva Hekasi, broadcaster.
1984 – Mikhail Sholokhov, Russian writer, winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Literature.
1985 – Mahmoud Shkoko, actor and monologist (b.
1995 – Muhammad Reda, actor.
2003 – Nelly Musloom, actress.
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