On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus desires Cyprus to join Greece
  • Brooklyn Bulletin ask Dodger fans not to call their team "Bums"

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbel Wockel-Eckert, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-4 gold-1976, 80)

Person of interestJair Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian politician, President of Brazil (2019-), born in Glicério, Brazil

President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro
President of Brazil
Jair Bolsonaro
  • Jean Marie Hon, actress (Jane-Man From Atlantis), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Muriel Aked, British actress, dies at 67
  • Walter Francis White, American civil rights activist who led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), dies at 61