What Happened on April 21, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • BOAC begins 1st passenger service with jets (London-Rome route)
  • Secretaryies' Day (now Administrative Professionals' Day) is first celebrated.

Famous Deaths

  • Leslie Banks, actor (Henry V, 21 Days, Eye Witness), dies at 61
  • [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing, dies at 62