On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Gaupp, German-Dutch painter, born in Germany (d. 1943)
  • Ken Sailors, American professional basketball player (popularized and may have invented the jump shot), born in Bushnell, Nebraska (d. 2016)
  • Mark Lawrence, American pianist (Alice Pearce), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
1921 Highlights

About January 14, 1921

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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