Today in World War II History—February 21, 1941
Sunday, February 21, 2021 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Feb. 21, 1941: Third and final day of Swansea Blitz (Luftwaffe bombing of Swansea, Wales): 230 killed, but docks and facilities are undamaged.
Canadian scientist Sir Frederick Banting, recipient of 1923 Nobel Prize in Medicine for the development of insulin, dies in a plane crash in Newfoundland en route to England.