What Happened on November 21, 1945

Historical Events

Music History

Benjamin Britten's 2nd String quartet in C premieres

  • General Motors workers go on strike

Famous Birthdays

Goldie HawnGoldie Hawn (77 years old)

American actress (The First Wives Club, Private Benjamin), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

Alexander PatchAlexander Patch (1889-1945)

American WWII general (Guadalcanal Campaign, Operation Dragoon), dies of pneumonia at 55

  • Ellen Anderson Glasgow, American novelist (Ancient Law, Pulitzer-1942), dies at 72
  • Jimmy Quinn, Scottish soccer striker (11 caps; Celtic 272 games, 188 goals), dies at 67
  • Robert Benchley, American humorist (My 10 years in a Quandary), dies at 56
1945 Highlights

About November 21, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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