On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1921

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Revolutionary leader, Sun Yat-sen is elected President of China at Canton, though China remains divided into north and south and subject to rivalries of warlords

Father of Modern China Sun Yat-sen
Father of Modern China
Sun Yat-sen

Famous Weddings

Charles de Gaulle

French army captain, and future president, Charles de Gaulle (30) weds Yvonne Vendroux (20) in the Notre-Dame de Calais church

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
1921 Highlights

About April 7, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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