On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1921

Historical Events

  • Charles Paddock runs world record 100m (10.4 secs)

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Blair [Martha Janet Lafferty], American singer and actress (Leave it to the Girls, Smith Family), born in Altoona, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)

Warren Spahn

Warren Spahn, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (17 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1957; Cy Young Award 1957; 8 × NL wins leader; Boston/Milwaukee Braves), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2003)

1921 Highlights

About April 23, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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