On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1921

Historical Events


IrelandAnglo-Irish Treaty

Eamon de Valera publicly repudiates Anglo-Irish Treaty

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Signature page of the Anglo-Irish Treaty
Signature page of the Anglo-Irish Treaty
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Famous Birthdays

  • Terence Morgan, British actor (Sir Francis Drake, Curse of the Mummy's Tomb), born in London, England (d. 2005)
  • Terence Weil, British cellist (Melos Ensemble), born in London (d. 1995)
1921 Highlights

About December 8, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius