On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1921

Historical Events

  • Canadian 5 cent nickel coin is authorized
  • Little Review faces obscenity charges for publishing "Ulysses," in New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Sloman, Vice-Chancellor (Essex U)
  • Hugh Downs, American TV journalist (20/20, Concentration), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2020)
  • Jeanne Demessieux, French organist and composer (Te Deum), born in Montpellier, France (d. 1968)
  • Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer player
  • Skeezix, of "Gasoline Alley" discovered on Wallets' doorstep
1921 Highlights

About February 14, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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