What Happened on February 20, 1921

Historical Events

  • Riza Khan Pahlevi seizes control of Iran

Famous Birthdays

Joseph A. WalkerJoseph A. Walker (1921-1966)

American experimental physicist, World War II and NASA test pilot (1st spaceplane flights to edge of outer space), born in Washington, Pennsylvania

  • Mervin Shiner, American honky-tonk country and hillbilly singer, born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Ruth Gipps, British prolific conductor and composer, born in Bexhill-on-Sea, England (d. 1999)
Born in 1921
1921 Highlights

About February 20, 1921

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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