On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • John Henry Davis Jr, American weightlifter (Olym-gold-1948, 52), born in Smithtown, New York
  • Leo Smit, Dutch composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1943)

Famous Deaths

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

About January 12, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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