On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1921

Historical Events

  • Members of the Dail (parliament) swear allegiance to the Irish Republic at their first meeting, held at Dublin House

Famous Birthdays

  • Gido Kokars, Latvian choral conductor, born in Gulbene, Latvia (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1903-21), dies at 77
1921 Highlights

About August 16, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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