Historical Events in November 1921

  • Nov 1 National Birth Control League & Voluntary Parenthood League merge as American Birth Control League
  • Nov 2 Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie" premieres in NYC

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Nov 4 The Sturmabteilung or SA (the "Brown Shirts") is formally formed by Adolf Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Nov 4 Japanese Prime Minister Hara Takashi is assassinated in Tokyo.
  • Nov 5 Soviet Russia signs a treaty with Mongolia, temporarily supporting the new government against China and Japanese incursions
  • Nov 7 Ed Wynn's musical "Perfect Fool" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 7 Hungary passes a law invalidating the Habsburg line of succession to the throne

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Nov 9 Partito Nazionalista Fascista formed in Italy by Mussolini

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Nov 11 President Harding dedicates Tomb of Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery
  • Nov 12 Washington Conference for Limitation of Armaments

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Nov 13 "The Sheik", a silent film starring Rudolph Valentino, is released

Silent Film Star Rudolph Valentino
Silent Film Star
Rudolph Valentino
  • Nov 13 US, France, Japan & British Empire sign a Pacific Treaty
  • Nov 14 The Communist Party of Spain is founded.
  • Nov 15 KYW-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions
  • Nov 21 The trial of the accused of the Bulhoek Massacre commences in South Africa
  • Nov 23 Pres Harding signs Willis Campell Act (anti-beer bill) forbidding doctors prescribing beer or liquor for medicinal purposes
  • Nov 28 Ascension of 'Abdu'l-Baha (Baha'i festival-Qawl 6, 78)
  • Nov 29 Coldest day in November in Netherlands -14.0°C
  • Nov 29 Z Parenteau & Schuyler Green's musical "Kiki" premieres in NYC