November 21, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


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"

Birthdays in History

  • Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, German politician

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

J. B. M. Hertzog [Barry Hertzog], South African Premier (1914-39), dies at 76

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