On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernhard Germeshausen, German bobsled (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany
  • Char Margolis, American psychic medium and Dutch TV star, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Eric Goles, Chilean mathematician and computer scientist, born in Antofagasta, Chile
  • Harry Smith, TV co-anchor (CBS Morning Show), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • Margo Kane, Canadian playwright, born in Edmonton, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Leonard Constant Lambert, English composer (Rio Grande), dies at 45