On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1921

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Simon Kaufman & Marc Connelly's comedic play "Dulcy" premieres in NYC

Playwright Marc Connelly
Marc Connelly

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy McCracklin [Walker], American R&B pianist, and composer ("The Walk"; "Tramp"), born in Elaine, Arkansas (d. 2012)
1921 Highlights

About August 13, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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