On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1914

Historical Events

  • Bai Lang ("White Wolf") troops attack Zhanjiang, China
  • In a secret meeting of civil and military leaders, Russian Foreign Minister Sazonov convinces them to support a plan for seizing the straits, controlled by Turkey, that block access to the Mediterranean

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold S Denker, NY, US chess champion (1944-46)
  • Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Parool/VARA)
1914 Highlights

About February 21, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces