On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Beau Jack, American boxer (NYSAC world lightweight champion 1942-44), born in Waynesboro, Georgia (d. 2000)
  • Douglas Allenbrook, composer
  • Ken Reardon, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman and executive (Stanley Cup 1946; NHL All-Star 1946-50; Montreal Canadiens), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2008)
  • Steve Race, British composer, jazz pianist and radio and television presenter (BBC's "My Music", 1967-94), born in Lincoln, England (d. 2009)
  • William L Bergsma, American composer (Fortunate Island), born in Oakland, California
1921 Highlights

About April 1, 1921

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries