On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1921

Historical Events

  • The first skirmishes of the Battle of Blair Mountain, a civil uprising in Logan County, West Virginia
  • US signs peace treaty with Germany
  • Yankee pitcher Harry Harper hits 3 batters in an inning tying record

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Moore, Irish novelist (Catholics, Doctor's Wife), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1999)
  • Bryce Mackasey, Canadian politician, born in Quebec, Canada (d. 1999)
  • Monty Hall, Canadian-American TV game show host (Let's Make a Deal), born in Winnipeg Canada (d. 2017)
1921 Highlights

About August 25, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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