On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • David Greene, British television director, born in Manchester, England (d. 2003)
  • Giulietta Masina, Italian actress (La Strada, Swindle, White Sheik) and wife of director Federico Fellini, born in San Giorgio di Piano, Italy (d. 1994)

Person of interestJean-Bédel Bokassa

Jean-Bédel Bokassa, President (1966-1976) & later Emperor (1976-1979) of the Central African Republic, born in Bobangui, then French Equatorial Guinea (d. 1996)

  • Wayne Booth, American literary critic, born in American Fork, Utah (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (b. 1864)
1921 Highlights

About February 22, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces