On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Irish Nationalist and Loyalists engage in street fighting over the issue of Irish independence from Britain, though Loyalist are reinforced by 1500 British Auxiliaries and 5800 British troops

Famous Birthdays

  • Constantly, [A Nieuwenhuys], painter (Uprising of Homo Ludens)
  • Isaac Stern, American-Ukrainian violinist (debut San Francisco Symphony), born in Kremenets, Ukraine, Soviet Union (d. 2001)
  • Manuel Valls Gorina, composer