On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1941

Historical Events

  • German troops occupy Rostov-on-Don, Southern Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Love, American saxophonist (The Memphis Horns), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2012)
  • David Porter, American producer, arranger and songwriter ("Soul Man"; "Hold On, I'm Coming"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • ─░dil Biret, Turkish concert pianist, born in Ankara, Turkey
  • Juliet Mills, actress (Nanny & the Professor, QB VII), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • George Morren, Flemish painter/sculptor, dies at 73
  • Henrietta Vinton Davis, African-American elocutionist, dramatist, impersonator and public speaker, dies at 81
  • Juanita Spellini, first women executed in Calif
1941 Highlights

About November 21, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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