On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1921

Historical Events

  • Austria and the US formally end war; the US does the same with Germany on the 25th, and Hungary on the 29th
  • British declare a truce with Irish Nationalists Sinn Féin

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth Arrow, American economist, (Nobel Prize 1972), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Sam Cook, English cricketer (England slow left-armer in only Test), born in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1996)
1921 Highlights

About August 23, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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