What Happened on May 21, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Australian Services win 1st Victory Test Cricket at Lord's by 6 wickets

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nazi SS-Reichsfuehrer Heinrich Himmler captured

Leading Nazi and Reichsf├╝hrer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsf├╝hrer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Willi Messerschmid, Reutlingen Germany, astronaut (STS 22)
  • Richard Hatch, American actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Director Akira Kurosawa (35) weds actress Yoko Yaguchi (23)

Film Director and Screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film Director and Screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa