On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Pertwee, British actor (Dad's Army), born in Amersham, England (d. 2013)
  • Gerald Ian Lacey, architect/town planner
  • Karel Reisz, director (Everybody Wins, Isadora, Who'll Stop the Rain)
  • Norman Jewison, director (Moonstruck, ...and Justice For All)
  • Paul Burke, American actor (Naked City, Thomas Crown Affair, Neal-Dynasty), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2009)
  • Queenie Watts [Mary Spenton], British singer and actress (Up the Junction, Holiday on the Buses), born in London, England (d. 1980)
  • Rahimuddin Khan, Pakistani general