On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1921

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


IrelandAnglo-Irish Treaty

The Anglo-Irish Treaty, agreed to by the British Parliament and Sinn Fein, is ratified
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Signature page of the Anglo-Irish Treaty
Signature page of the Anglo-Irish Treaty
  • The Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA) calls for a united front in a pass burning campaign on Dingaan's Day

Famous Deaths

  • Camille Saint-Saens, French composer (Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso), dies at 86