What Happened on February 21, 1944

Historical Events

  • "War As It Happens" news show premieres on NBC TV (NYC only)

Famous Birthdays

  • Herman de Coninck, Flemish writer and poet (Impossible Work)
  • Kitty Winn, American actress (Beacon Hill), born in Washington, D.C.
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Ferenc Szisz, Hungarian auto racer (winner 1st Grand Prix motor racing event in Le Mans, France 1906), dies at 70
1944 Highlights

About February 21, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces