On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Author of 'Brave New World' Aldous Huxley writes to congratulate George Orwell on his new novel '1984'


Famous Birthdays


Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
  • Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron
  • Masao Ohba, Japanese boxer (WBA flyweight champion), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1973)
  • Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1971)
  • Shulamit Ran, composer