On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Araucaria, British crossword compiler
  • Esther Bubley, Phillips, Wisconsin, American photographer

Hua Guofeng

Hua Guofeng, 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 (d. 2008)

  • Jean Behra, auto racer


Vera-Ellen [Westmeier Rohe], American actress and dancer (White Christmas; Big Leaguer; On the Town), born in Norwood, Ohio (d. 1981)

1921 Highlights

About February 16, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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