On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1921

Historical Events

  • 1st religious service radio broadcast in US, KDKA-Pittsburgh
  • DeYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Glen Harmon, Canadian ice hockey defenceman (Stanley Cup 1944, 46: NHL All Star 1949, 50; Montreal Canadiens), born in Holland, Manitoba (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Chancellor of the German Empire (1909-17), dies at 64
1921 Highlights

About January 2, 1921

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn