What Happened on April 8, 1921

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfie Bass, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served), born in London, England
  • Jan Novák, Czech classical composer, born in Nová Říše, Morovia (d. 1984)
  • Virginia O'Brien, actress and singer (Gus, Ziegfeld Follies), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Earnest von Possart, German actor/stage manager, dies