What Happened on April 11, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • First sports broadcast on the radio takes place.
  • Iowa imposed 1st state cigarette tax
  • KDKA broadcast 1st radio sporting event, a boxing match (Ray-Dundee)
  • The Emirate of Transjordan is created.
  • Turkestan ASSR forms in Russian SFSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Stollmeyer, cricketer (WI batsman pre/post-war)
  • Jim Hearn, American baseball player (d. 1998)
  • Martin Buckmaster, 3rd Viscount Buckmaster, British diplomat
  • Virginia O'Brien, actress (Francis in the Navy), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Augusta Victoria, Queen of Prussia/wife of Emperor Wilhelm II, dies