On This Day

September 21, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Antonio Abertondo swims English Channel both ways (44 miles)
  • Maiden flight of the CH-47 Chinook transportation helicopter.

Birthdays in History

  • Michel R Vassallucci, French/Neth publisher (Arena)

Deaths in History

  • Earle Dickson, American inventor (Band-Aid), dies at 68