December 21, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in History

  • Millie Hughes-Fulford, Wells Tx, astronaut (STS 40)

Divorces in History

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway and journalist Martha Gellhorn divorce after 5 years of marriage.

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

George S. Patton, American WWII general (Sicily, Italy and Normandy) known as "Old Blood & Guts", dies of congestive heart failure at 60

US WWII General George S. Patton
US WWII General
George S. Patton