On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1945

Historical Events

  • Australian Services win 1st Victory Test Cricket at Lord's by 6 wickets

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Willi Messerschmid, German astronaut (STS 22), born in Reutlingen Germany
  • Richard Hatch, American actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings

1945 Highlights

About May 21, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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