On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport, RI: Malcolm Whitman beats William Larned 6-4, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2 to win his third straight US singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Eileen Percy, Irish silent film actress (Let's Go), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1973)