1921 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 207 of 207

  • Dec 16 The Anglo-Irish Treaty, agreed to by the British Parliament and Sinn Fein, is ratified
  • Dec 21 Supreme Court rules labor injunctions & picketing unconstitutional
  • Dec 23 Visva-Bharati University is inaugurated.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 23 Gangster Carlo Gambino enters the United States as an illegal immigrant on the SS Vincenzo Florio

Gangster Carlo Gambino
Gangster
Carlo Gambino
  • Dec 28 The beginning of the Rand Rebellion in Southern Africa; the rebellion started as a strike by white mineworkers on and became an open armed rebellion against the state

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Dec 29 Mackenzie King elected and sworn in as the 10th Prime Minister of Canada

10th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King
10th Prime Minister of Canada
Mackenzie King
  • Dec 31 Last San Francisco firehorses retired

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 274 of 274

  • Aug 23 Kenneth Arrow, American economist, (Nobel Prize 1972), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Aug 25 Brian Moore, Irish novelist (Catholics, Doctor's Wife), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1999)
  • Aug 25 Monty Hall, Canadian-American TV game show host (Let's Make a Deal), born in Winnipeg Canada (d. 2017)
  • Aug 25 Bryce Mackasey, Canadian politician, born in Quebec, Canada (d. 1999)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 26 Ben Bradlee, editor/journalist/executive (Washington Post), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Journalist Ben Bradlee
Journalist
Ben Bradlee
  • Aug 27 Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1996)
  • Aug 31 Raymond Williams, Welsh academic and novelist (Second Generation), born in Llanfihangel Crucorney, Wales (d. 1988)
  • Sep 1 Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (Mandarins on Sulfuric Acid)
  • Sep 3 Marguerite Higgins, American reporter and war correspondent, Pulitzer prize winner (d. 1966)
  • Sep 5 Jack Valenti, American political advisor and film executive, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
  • Sep 6 Robert Millar, journalist
  • Sep 6 Carmen Laforet, Spanish author, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2004)
  • Sep 6 Norman Joseph Woodland, inventor (barcode), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • Sep 7 Josep Lluís Núñez, Spanish President of FC Barcelona (1978 - 2000)
  • Sep 10 Cornelis A H Wagtho, student/resistance fighter
  • Sep 12 Stanislaw Lem, Polish sci-fi author (Solaris, Invincible), born in Lwów, Second Polish Republic (d. 2006)
  • Sep 16 Dusty Hughers, playwright
  • Sep 16 William Johnston, Chaplain to Queen of Scotland
  • Sep 17 Virgilio Barco Vargas, President of Colombia (1986-90), born in Cúcuta, Colombia
  • Sep 19 Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator & writer (d. 1997)
  • Sep 24 Leonard Overton, British glider pilot (Arnhem 1944)
  • Sep 25 Remy C, de Kerckhove, Flemish poet
  • Sep 25 Robert Muldoon, premier NZ (1975-84)/chairman (IMF)
  • Sep 27 Dennis Nineham, British theologian, (d. 2016)
  • Sep 29 Miklos Jancso, Vac Hungry, director (Muzsika, Aube, Pacifist)
  • Sep 30 Eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer
  • Oct 2 A Scott Crossfield, US Test pilot (XS-1)
  • Oct 2 Robert Runcie, [Kennedy], Archbishop of Canterbury, born in Liverpool, England
  • Oct 6 Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (d. 1997)
  • Oct 7 John Arthur Giles Gere, English art historian (Pre-Raphaelite painter)
  • Oct 8 Abraham Sarmiento, Sr., Filipino Supreme Court jurist (1987-91), born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippine (d. 2010)
  • Oct 10 "Boy" [FHP] Trip, Dutch minister
  • Oct 17 George Mackey Brown, poet
  • Oct 17 Pricilla Lanford Buckly, editor/columnist (National Review)
  • Oct 18 Jesse Helms, (Sen-D/R-North Carolina, 1973- )
  • Oct 20 Hans Warren, Dutch writer/poet/critic (Secret Diary)
  • Oct 20 Pierre Laporte, Canadian journalist/statesman (Revolution Script)
  • Oct 22 Georges Brassens, French poet/cabaret singer
  • Oct 22 Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (d. 1986)
  • Oct 23 Tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus)
  • Oct 25 Brian Malzard Foss, psychologist
  • Oct 25 Michael I, King of Romania (1927-30, 40-47)
  • Oct 26 George Houston, land economist
  • Oct 26 George Forrest, Northern Irish MP (d. 1968)
  • Oct 27 Warren Allen Smith, American encyclopedist
  • Oct 29 Bill Mauldin, cartoonist (WW II Army grunts)
  • Oct 29 William Henry Mauldin, NM, political cartoonist (Pulitzer-1945, 59)
  • Nov 1 Ilse Aichinger, Austrian author
  • Nov 2 Willaim D Schaefer, Maryland, (Gov-D-Md)
  • Nov 2 Bill Mosienko, National Hockey League player (d. 1994)
  • Nov 5 Fawzia of Egypt, Queen of Iran
  • Nov 6 James Jones, novelist (From Here to Eternity), born in Robinson Illinois (d. 1977)
  • Nov 9 Silvio O Conte, (Rep-R-MA, 1959- )
  • Nov 11 Terrell Bell, American politician (d. 1996)
  • Nov 17 Albert Bertelsen, Danish painter
  • Nov 19 Peter Ruckman, American Baptist minister
  • Nov 20 Jim Garrison, American district attorney and judge (d. 1992)
  • Nov 23 Hein Roethof, Dutch journalist and politician (PvdA)
  • Nov 24 John V Lindsay, (Mayor-R/D-NY, 1965-73)
  • Nov 26 Francoise Gilot, painter, designer, author living legacy award, 1984
  • Nov 26 Verghese Kurien, Calicut, British India, engineer (billion-litre idea), (d.2012)
  • Nov 27 Alexander Dubček, Uhrovec, headed Czech Communist Party (1968-69)
  • Nov 27 Ole Sarvig, Danish writer/critic (Limbo, Glem Ikke)
  • Dec 3 Hans G. Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (known for the comic strip Eric de Noorman), born in the Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Dec 5 George Henderson, priest/politician
  • Dec 7 Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian Hindu spiritual leader (BAPS), born in Chansad, Gujarat (d. 2016)
  • Dec 21 James Tye, safety expert
  • Dec 25 Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist (d. 2000)
  • Dec 26 John Severin, Jersey City, New Jersey, comic book artist (Hulk, Mad Magazine), (d. 2012)
  • Dec 29 Dobrica Cosic, Serbian writer and President 1992-93), born in Velika Drenova, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2014)
  • Dec 29 Robert C. Baker, Inventor of the chicken nugget (d. 2006)
  • Dec 30 Michael Hollings, British Catholic priest/crusader, born in Camberley, London (d. 1997)
  • Dec 30 Rashid Karami, Lebanon, 10 time PM: 1955..87 of Lebanon
  • Dec 31 Lynn Compton, jurist (Sirhan Sirhan prosecutor) and commissioned officer (Easy Company, 101st Airborne), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History