What Happened on December 31, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 14th Australasian Championships: Rhys Gemmell beats Alf Hedeman (7-5, 6-1, 6-4)
  • Last San Francisco firehorses retired

Famous Birthdays

  • Lynn Compton, jurist (Sirhan Sirhan prosecutor) and commissioned officer (Easy Company, 101st Airborne), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Boies Penrose, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania (b. 1860)