What Happened on February 20, 1921

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Riza Khan Pahlevi seizes control of Iran

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph A. Walker, WWII and NASA test pilot (1st spaceplane flights to edge of outerspace), born in Washington, Pennsylvania (d. 1966)
  • Joseph Albert Walker, test pilot (X-15), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mervin Shiner, American country singer, born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Ruth Gipps, British(?) conductor/composer