On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1920

Historical Events

  • Karel Čapek's "Vec Makropulos" premieres in Prague

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mussolini's squad begins terror, 11 die in Bologna, Italy

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

Famous Birthdays

  • Ralph Meeker [Rathgeber], American actor (Mister Roberts, Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1988)

Person of interestStan Musial

Stan Musial, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (24 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1942, 44, 46; NL MVP 1943, 46, 48; 7 × NL batting champion; St Louis Cardinals), born in Donora, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

Famous Deaths

  • Caryl Florio [William James Robjohn], English-American composer, dies at 77
1920 Highlights

About November 21, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio