Historical Events In March - 21
Monday, 25 September 2023
1938 On March - 21 oscar Apfel, actor (Inspiration), dies at 60
1939 Nazi-Germany demands Gdansk (Danzig) from Poland on March - 21.
1939 On March - 21 evald Aav, composer, dies at 39
1941 Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 13 for heavyweight boxing title on March - 21.
1941 Robert Liefmann, German economist (Kartelle und Trusts), dies at 67 on March - 21.
1942 Convoy QP9 departs Great Britain to Murmansk on this day in history.
1942 On March - 21 heavy German assault on Malta
1942 On March - 21 the Flying Tigers were incorporated into the U.S. Army Air Force
1943 British 8th army opens assault on Mareth line, Tunisia on March - 21.
1943 On this day in history assassination attempt on Hitler fails
1944 General Eisenhower postpones S France invasion until after Normandy on March - 21.
1944 On this day in history gen Eisenhower postpones S France invasion until after Normandy
1945 On this day in history bureau of Aeronautics initiates rocket-powered surface-to-air guided missile development by awarding contract to Fairchild
1945 On this day in history during WWII Allied bombers begin 4-day raid over Germany
1945 On March - 21 dutch Resistance fighter Hannie Schaft arrested by Nazi police
1945 On March - 21 the first Japanese flying bombs (ochas) attack Okinawa
1945 1st Japanese flying bombs (ochas) attack Okinawa on this day in history.
1945 J Woortman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in Bergen-Belsen at 39 on this day in history.
1946 On March - 21 the birth of Timothy Dalton, English actor
1946 On this day in history uN set up temporary HQ at Hunter (now Lehman) College (Bronx)
1946 Kenny Washington signs with Rams, 1st black NFLer since 1933 on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgens radiatur
1947 On March - 21 president Truman signs Executive Order 9835 requiring all federal employees to have allegiance to the United States
1948 On March - 21 "Stop the Music" with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio
1949 On March - 21 wTVJ TV channel 4 in Miami, FL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1951 2,900,000 US soldiers in Korea on this day in history.
1952 Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena, 25,000 attend first rock & roll concert ever on this day in history.
1952 Tornadoes in Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama & Kentucky cause 343 deaths on March - 21.
1952 "3 Wishes for Jamie" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 94 perfs on March - 21.
1952 Wilhelm Albrecht, German SD-chief, executed on March - 21.
1953 NBA record 106 fouls & 12 players foul out (Boston-Syracuse) on March - 21.
1954 On March - 21 kFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 On March - 21 harry Lawrence Freeman, composer, dies at 84
1955 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus desires Cyprus joining Greece on March - 21.