What Happened on February 16, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Araucaria [John Galbraith Graham], British crossword compiler (The Guardian) and priest, born in Oxford, England (d. 2013)
  • Esther Bubley, American photographer, born in Phillips, Wisconsin (d. 1998)

Hua Guofeng (1921-2008)

Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (1976-81) and Premier of the People's Republic of China (1976-80), born in Jiaocheng County, Shanxi

  • Jean Behra, French Formula One driver, born in Nice, France (d. 1959)

Vera-Ellen (1921-1981)

American actress and dancer (White Christmas; Big Leaguer; On the Town), born in Norwood, Ohio

Born in 1921
1921 Highlights

About February 16, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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