On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1941

Historical Events

  • 200 Jewish Torahs are burned in Ukraine

Historic Event

Himmler orders building of Majdanek concentration camp

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Bates, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-91) 1st to be censured for sexual harassment, born in Denver, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian writer and poet, dies at 68
1941 Highlights

About July 21, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer