On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia A's play 24 inning 1-1 tie

Famous Birthdays

  • Alton Maddox, NY African American activist/attorney (Tawana Brawley case)
  • Barry Richards, extraordinary cricket batsman (4 Tests for South Africa)
  • Geoff Dymock, Australian cricket left-arm pace bowler (1974-80)
  • John Lowe, English darts player (BDO world champion 1979, 87, 93), born in New Tupton, Derbyshire
  • Leigh Lawson, Atherston England, actress (Fire & Sword, Charlie Boy)
  • Lydia Shum, Hong Kong comedian and actress (d. 2008)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era Groucho Marx (54) weds Kay Marvis

Comedian Groucho Marx
Groucho Marx