On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1921

Historical Events

  • The beginning of the Rand Rebellion in Southern Africa; the rebellion started as a strike by white mineworkers on and became an open armed rebellion against the state

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddy Doorenbos, Dutch vocalist/pianist/guitarist
  • Johnny Otis [Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes], US R&B musician, producer, and talent scout ("godfather of rhythm and blues"), born in Vallejo California (d. 2012)
1921 Highlights

About December 28, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn