On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1921

Historical Events

  • Battle of Sakaray Valley begins between Turkey & Greece
  • British airship R-38 crashes in River Humber, 44 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Tingle, Zimbabwean racing driver, born in Manchester, England (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet, dies at 35
1921 Highlights

About August 24, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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