On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1942

Historical Events

  • 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: German soldiers plant the Nazi flag on Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus

Famous Deaths

  • Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WWII), dies
1942 Highlights

About August 21, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo