On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1945

Historical Events

  • US defeat Japanese forces on Okinawa

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Zagajewski, Polish philosopher and poet, born in Lvov, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Hora, Czech writer and poet (Sinking Shadows), dies at 53
1945 Highlights

About June 21, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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