On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1921

Historical Events


IrelandAnglo-Irish Treaty

Anglo-Irish Treaty signed; Ireland receives dominion status; partition creates Northern Ireland

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Signature page of the Anglo-Irish Treaty
Signature page of the Anglo-Irish Treaty
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Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Canada's Liberal Party and its leader Mackenzie King defeats Arthur Meighen's Conservative Party and Thomas Crerar' Progressive Party in general election, goes on to form a minority government

10th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King
10th Prime Minister of Canada
Mackenzie King
9th Prime Minister of Canada Arthur Meighen
9th Prime Minister of Canada
Arthur Meighen

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestOtto Graham

Otto Graham, American NFL Quarterback (Cleveland Browns), born in Waukegan, Illinois (d. 2003)

NFL Quarterback Otto Graham
NFL Quarterback
Otto Graham
  • Piero Piccioni, Italian musician, conductor and composer, born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 2004)
1921 Highlights

About December 6, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius