On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher (Boston/Milwaukee Braves), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2003)