What Happened on January 12, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • John Davis, American weightlifter (Olympic gold bantamweight 1948, heavyweight 1952), born in Smithtown, New York (d. 1984)
  • Leo Smit, American classical pianist, composer (The Alchemy of Love), teacher and photographer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
Born in 1921

Famous Deaths

  • Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)
1921 Highlights

About January 12, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn