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; Nights of Cabiria; The White Sheik) and wife of director Federico Fellini, born in San Giorgio di Piano, Italy (d. 1994)

Jean-Bédel BokassaJean-Bédel Bokassa (1921-1996)

President (1966-76) and later Emperor (1976-79) of the Central African Republic, born in Bobangui, then French Equatorial Guinea

  • Marshall Teague, American auto racer (Daytona Road Course Strictly Stock Car winner 1951, 52; AAA National Stock Car champion 1952, 54), born in Daytona Beach, Florida (d. 1959)
  • Wayne Booth, American literary critic, born in American Fork, Utah (d. 2005)
Born in 1921

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? 102 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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