What Happened on November 21, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hitler names field marshal Erich von Manstein commander of the newly-created Army Group Don (Heeresgruppe Don)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Tweety Bird, aka Tweety Pie, debuts in "Tale of Two Kitties"

Famous Birthdays

  • Afa Anoa'i, Samoan/American wrestler
  • Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, German politician
  • Tweety Bird, cartoon character

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

J. B. M. Hertzog [Barry Hertzog], South African General and Prime Minister (1924-39), dies at 76

South African Premier J. B. M. Hertzog
South African Premier
J. B. M. Hertzog