On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1944

Historical Events

  • Very heavy bombing on Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Corinna Tsopel, Greek actress (Man Called Horse) and Miss Universe 1964, born in Athens, Greece
  • Jon Hiseman, British drummer (Arthur Brown; Colosseum), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • Miguel Vicens, Spanish rock bass player (Los Bravos - "Black Is Black"), born in Ferrol, Galicia, Spain
  • Ray Davies, British singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Kinks - "Waterloo Sunset"; "Lola"; ""Celluloid Heroes"; "Come Dancing"), born in Muswell Hill, North London, England
  • Tony Scott, English film director and producer (Top Gun; Revenge: Days of Thunder), born in Northumberland, England (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Bonekamp, Dutch resistance fighter and friend of Hannie Schaft, dies
1944 Highlights

About June 21, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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