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 [Sharon Lee Myers], American singer-songwriter ("What the World Needs Now Is Love"; "When You Walk In The Room"), born in Hazel, Kentucky
  • Tom Coster, American rock and jazz keyboard player (Santana), born in Detroit Michigan
  • Tony Clarke, British rock musician and producer (Moody Blues), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England (d. 2010) [1]
1941 Highlights

About August 21, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo