On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Francis Carter-Cotton chosen 1st chancellor of University of British Columbia

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Trent [William Butters], British singer and actor (The Passing Show, Band Waggon), born in St. Helier, Channel Islands (d. 1995)
  • Toe Blake, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, born in Victoria Mines, Ontario (d. 1995)