On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • US TV soap opera "A Woman to Remember" is 1st broadcast on DuMont Television Network

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Harrison, rock keyboardist (Talking Heads), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Ronnie Hellström, Swedish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Walker, composer, dies at 78
  • Tan Malaka, Indonesian philosopher and founder (Indonesian Communist), executed at 49