On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1945

Historical Events

  • Women in France allowed to vote for 1st time

Famous Birthdays

  • Everett McGill, actor (Jezebel's Kiss, Silver Bullet), born in Miami, Florida
  • Kathy Young, rocker (Thousand Stars in the Sky)
  • Nikita Mikhalkov, director (Dark Eyes, Slave of Love)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Armetta, Italian-American actor (The Black Cat, Bell for Adano, Big Store), dies from a heart attack at 57
1945 Highlights

About October 21, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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