On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1921

Historical Events

  • 2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels & Paris)

Baseball Record

Babe Ruth starts streak of an extra-base hit in 9 straight games

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, academic and playwright (All About My Mother), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2007)
  • Johan "Joop" Doderer, Dutch actor (Swiebertje; My Fair Lady), born in Velsen, Netherlands (d. 2005)
  • John Herbert Chapman, Canadian physicist, and space researcher, born in London, Ontario (d. 1979)
  • Nancy Kulp, American actress (The Beverly Hillbillies, The Aristocats, Shane), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
1921 Highlights

About August 28, 1921

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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