What Happened on January 12, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Kenesaw Mountain Landis becomes 1st commissioner of baseball

Famous Birthdays

  • John Henry Davis Jr, Smithtown NY, weightlifter (Olym-gold-1948, 52)
  • Leo Smit, pianist/composer, born in Philadelphi, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)