On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 9th National Film Awards (India): "Bhagini Nivedita" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington

Famous Birthdays

  • Les Lancaster, American baseball player
  • Sergei Viktorovich Zalyotin, Russian major/cosmonaut

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Handley Page, designer of 1st big airplane (40 seats), dies