On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Channing, American actress (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; Hello Dolly), singer and comedian, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2019)
  • E. Fay Jones, American architect (d. 2004)
  • John Agar, American actor (Sands of Iwo Jima, Fort Apache), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • Mario Lanza [Alfredo Arnold Cocozza], Italian-American actor and singer (Great Caruso; Toast of New Orleans), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)
1921 Highlights

About January 31, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius