On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Nazi occupiers forbid building schools in Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Javed Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner took 0-52 in 1962 Test)
  • Natalia Makarova, Leningrad, ballerina (Kirov)/defected 1970
  • Richard Marcinko, American author

Famous Deaths

  • Geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies