On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1921

Historical Events

  • William Archer's "Green Goddess" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Woodcock, English boxer (European Heavyweight Champion), born in Doncaster (d. 1997)
  • Robert Glaser, American educational psychologist (National Assessment of Educational Progress), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2012)
  • Yoichiro Nambu, Japanese-born American Physicist (Nobel Prize 2008), born in Tokyo (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor, dies at 73
1921 Highlights

About January 18, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn