On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1921

Historical Events

  • 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes its 1st flight
  • US Post Office establishes philatelic agency

Famous Birthdays

  • John Bunch, American jazz pianist (New York Swing Trio), born in Tipton, Indiana (d. 2010)
  • Ralph Manza, American actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2000)
1921 Highlights

About December 1, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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