On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Neil, Scottish newspaper editor, (Sunday Times), born in Paisley, Scotland
  • Arno Hintjens, Belgian singer (T C Matic)
  • Rosalind Plowright, British soprano (Aida, Senta)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Film director David Lean (41) weds actress and producer Ann Todd (40) in London

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

Famous Deaths

  • Klaus Mann, German writer, dies at 42