What Happened on August 3, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st aerial crop dusting in Troy, Ohio, to kill caterpillars
  • Due to a technicality, 8 Chicago White Sox accused in Black Sox scandal are acquited, however Landis throws them out of baseball

Famous Birthdays

  • Alec Wyton, English-born American composer, born in London (d. 2007)
  • Hayden Carruth, novelist (Crow & Heart), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Marilyn Maxwell, American actress and entertainer (Champion, The Lemon Drop Kid, East of Sumatra), born in Clarinda, Iowa (d. 1972)
  • Richard Adler, NYC composer (Pajama Game, Damn Yankees)