On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Terry Lightfoot, British clarinetist and bandleader (New Orleans Jazzmen), born in Potters Bar, England (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo de Vries, botanist Gruppenweise Artbildung, dies at 87

Person of interestJane Addams

Jane Addams, a founder of ACLU (Nobel 1973), dies at 65

Social Worker and Nobel Laureate Jane Addams
Social Worker and Nobel Laureate
Jane Addams