On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1944

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hitler begins attack on British/US "terror pilots"

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Dailey, American author
  • Manual Pina, fashion designer
  • Marcie Blane [Blank], American pop singer (Bobby's Girl), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mary Robinson, President of Republic of Ireland (Labour, 1990- )

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Burgess Meredith (36) weds actress Paulette Goddard (33) at David O Selznick's Beverly Hills home


1944 Highlights

About May 21, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini