August 21, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in History

  • Ana Isabel Anderson-Imbert, physician, rheumatologist

Deaths in History

  • Hermann Obrecht, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1882)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Ramón Mercader at 62

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky