On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1921

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Roddenberry, executive producer (Star Trek), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Philip A Potter, Dominica Secretary-General World council of Churches
1921 Highlights

About August 19, 1921

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo