What Happened on April 15, 1921

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Black Friday in Britain: leaders of transport and rail unions announce a decision not to call for strike action in support of the miners; the epithet 'black' derives from a widespread feeling that the decision amounted to a breach of solidarity and a betrayal of the miners

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 3)
  • Norman Ewart Thurston, musician