What Happened on August 2, 1921

Historical Events

  • After 3 hours deliberation a Chicago jury acquits 8 Chicago White Sox accused in Black Sox scandal; next day they are banned from organised baseball for life

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Whicker, British journalist and TV broadcaster (Whicker's World), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

Enrico CarusoEnrico Caruso (1873-1921)

Italian operatic tenor (Faust), dies of pleurisy at 48

1921 Highlights

About August 2, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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