On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1921

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Detroit's Tiger Ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits against Boston Red Sox, the youngest ever

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Roddenberry, American creator of Star Trek, born in El Paso, Texas (d. 1991)
  • Philip A. Potter, Dominica Secretary-General World council of Churches
1921 Highlights

About August 19, 1921

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

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