On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1941

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Lew Lewis, English comedian and actor (Maid Marian and Her Merry Men and Brush Strokes), born in London (d. 2018)
  • Jackie DeShannon, American singer-songwriter (What the World Needs Now Is Love), born in Hazel, Kentucky
1941 Highlights

About August 21, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo