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
  • Jacques Rougerie, French rugby union front rower (1 Test; AS Montferrand), born in Pamiers, France (d. 2023)
Born in 1945

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? 78 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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