On This Day

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/poet (Impossible Work)
  • Kitty Winn, actress (Beacon Hill), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Ferenc Szisz, Hungarian race car driver (winner of the 1st Grand Prix motor racing), dies at 70
1944 Highlights

About February 21, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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