On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1921

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Germantown CC, PA: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory wins her 6th US singles title; beats 3-time champion Mary Browne 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Wilson, Australian cricket spin bowler (1 Test; 43 wickets on England Tour 1956), born in Albert Park, Victoria (d. 1985)
1921 Highlights

About August 20, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo