On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1921

Historical Events

Historic Event

J. Edgar Hoover becomes Assistant Director of the FBI

Famous Birthdays

  • James Menter, British physicist and principal (Queen Mary College), born in Teynham, Kent (d. 2006)
1921 Highlights

About August 22, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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