On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1946

Historical Events

Film Release

"The Best Years of Our Lives", film directed by William Wyler, based on MacKinlay Kantor's novella Glory for Me, starring Myrna Loy and Fredric March, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1947)

  • Georgi Dimitrov elected premier of Bulgaria
  • Harry Truman becomes 1st US President to travel in a submerged sub

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacky Lafon, Belgian actress
  • Jónas Tómasson, Icelandic composer, teacher, and conductor, born in Ísafjörður, Westfjords, Iceland
1946 Highlights

About November 21, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio