On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

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 Birthdays

  • Charlie Shelburne, English earl/large landowner

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