Tuesday 21 August 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Gérard Manset: French singer-songwriter, painter, photographer, and writer.
- Celia Brayfield: English journalist and author.
- Jerry DaVanon: American baseball player.
- Patty McCormack: American actress and singer.
- Basil Poledouris: American composer and conductor (d. 2006).
- Willie Lanier: American pro athlete, a football player inducted into the sport's Hall of Fame in 1986. With the Kansas City Chiefs from 1967 to 1977, he was elected to two American Football League All-Star Games and made it to six pro-bowl games. In 1971 he as named Most Valuable Player on defense.
- Nicole Massari: American TV executive who, as the former producer and hostess of the "LA Saturday Show" conducted interviews and scheduled on-the-spot coverage of local events. In 1977-1978, she formed her own production company and began producing pilot films as well.
- Patty McCormack in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Mama, Peck's Bad Girl, The Ropers).
- President Truman ends Lend-Lease program
- US President Harry Truman ends Lend-Lease program.
- Physicist Harry K. Daghlian, Jr. is fatally irradiated in a criticality incident during an experiment with the Demon core at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
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