On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Eelco Van Kleffens appointed President of the ninth session of the UN General Assembly

Famous Birthdays

  • Julia Grant [prev George Roberts], transgender activist featured in "A Change of Sex", born in Blackpool, England (d. 2019)
  • Philthy Animal [Phil Taylor], English rock drummer (Motorhead), born in Hasland, Chesterfield (d. 2015)

Person of interestShinzō Abe

Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister of Japan (2006-07 and 2012-), born in Nagato, Japan

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe
Prime Minister of Japan
Shinzō Abe

Famous Deaths

  • Kokichi Mikimoto, Japanese inventor (b. 1858)