On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • C. Dillon Douglas, US Secretary of Treasury (1961-65), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 2003)
  • John William Haussermann Jr., American composer, born in Manila, Philippines (d. 1986)
  • Nikolay Bogolyubov, Russian mathematician, born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (d. 1992)
1909 Highlights

About August 21, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo