On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1943

Famous Birthdays

  • Paula Kelly, American dancer and actress (Liz-Night Court), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Ron Elliott, musician (The Beau Brummels), born in Healdsburg, California
  • Tariq Ali, Pakistani author and historian

Famous Deaths

  • Dudley Pound, British admiral of the fleet and 1st Sea Lord (Jutland, WW II), dies at 66
1943 Highlights

About October 21, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Libra