On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Hughes, British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers/Trapeze/Deep Purple), born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England
  • Jiří Paroubek, former Czech prime minister, born in Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • Joe Strummer, British lead singer of the punk band "The Clash" (Rock the Casbah), born in Ankara, Turkey (d. 2002)
  • Keith Hart, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Great Falls, Montana

Famous Deaths

  • Isaac Sadeh, leader of Jewish commando forces, dies