What Happened on April 11, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • First sports broadcast on the radio takes place.
  • Iowa imposed 1st state cigarette tax
  • KDKA broadcast 1st radio sporting event, a boxing match (Ray-Dundee)
  • The Emirate of Transjordan created
  • Turkestan ASSR forms in Russian SFSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Stollmeyer, Trinidad and Tobago cricketer (WI batsman pre/post-war), born in Santa Cruz, Trinidad (d. 1989)
  • Jim Hearn, American baseball player, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1998)
  • Martin Buckmaster, 3rd Viscount Buckmaster, British diplomat

Famous Deaths

  • Augusta Victoria, Queen of Prussia/wife of Emperor Wilhelm II, dies