On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1942

Historical Events

  • Convoy QP9 departs Great Britain to Murmansk

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemeni politician and 1st President of Yemen (1990-2012), born in Bait el-Ahmar, Kingdom of Yemen (d. 2017)
1942 Highlights

About March 21, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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