On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1942

Historical Events

  • Convoy PQ16 departs Great Britain for Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hunt, British Conservative politician, born in Glyn Ceiriog, Wales
  • Robert C Springer, Col USMC/astronaut (STS-29, STS-38), born in St. Louis, Missouri
1942 Highlights

About May 21, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini