On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

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, US songwriter (Soul Man)
  • ─░dil Biret, Turkish pianist
  • 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