October 21, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Canadian troops occupy Breskens
  • Walter Piston's "Fugue for a Victory Tune" premieres in NYC
  • World War II: US troops capture Aachen, 1st large German city to fall

Birthdays in History

  • Janet Ahlberg, illustrator

Deaths in History

  • Alois Kayser, German missionary to Nauru (b. 1877)