On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • (Carlos) "Don" Byas, American swing and be-bop jazz saxophonist, and bandleader, born in Muskogee, Oklahoma (d. 1972)
  • Sir Georg Solti [Gy├Ârgy Stern], Hungarian-British conductor, winner of 31 Grammy awards (Chicago Symphony, 1969-91), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1997)
1912 Highlights

About October 21, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra