On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1941

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Omar Bradley is promoted to the rank of brigadier general

US WWII General Omar Bradley
US WWII General
Omar Bradley

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFrederick Banting

Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, dies in a plane crash at 49


1941 Highlights

About February 21, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces