On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massine's ballet premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Emil Kuerti, composer
  • Janet Reno, first woman US Attorney General (1993-2001), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2016)
  • Les Aspin, (Rep-D-Wisc, 1971-93)/Minister of Defense (1993-94)

Famous Deaths

  • Owen Wister, American author (b. 1860)