On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1921

Historical Events

  • The Communist Party of China is founded and Chen Duxiu elected its leader

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen of France beats doubles specialist Elizabeth Ryan 6-2, 6-0 for her 3rd straight Wimbledon singles title

Tennis Player Elizabeth Ryan
Tennis Player
Elizabeth Ryan

Famous Birthdays

  • Seretse Khama, 1st President of Botswana (1966-80), born in Serowe, Botswana (d. 1980)
1921 Highlights

About July 1, 1921

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 99 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer