On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelius Johnson, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1936), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1946)
  • Diana Churchill, English actress (Spider, Sally Bishop, Housemaster), born in Wembley, England (d. 1994)
  • Victor Rosow, Russian dramatist, born in Yaroslavl (d. 2004)
1913 Highlights

About August 21, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo