What Happened on August 21, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus
  • Transport #22 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • Walt Disney's animated movie "Bambi", based on the book by Felix Salten, is released
  • World War II: a Nazi flag is installed atop the Mount Elbrus.

Famous Deaths

  • Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WWII), dies