On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1921

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

J. Edgar Hoover becomes Assistant Director of the FBI

First Director of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover
First Director of the FBI
J. Edgar Hoover

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? 99 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo