What Happened on May 23, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Shuffle Along" 1st black musical comedy, opens in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Humphrey Lyttelton, jazz musician/actor (It's Great to Be Young)
  • James [Benjamin] Blish, US/UK, sci-fi author (Hugo, Star Trek Reader)
  • Loren Tindall, OK, actor (Meet Me on Broadway, Girl of Limberlost)
  • Montague Modlyn, broadcaster
  • Sanderson Temple, circuit judge