On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1921

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Babe Ruth sets record of 137 career home runs

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Indians (9) & Yankees (7) combine for an AL record 16 doubles

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Fillion, French Canadian ice hockey player, born in Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada (d. 2015)
1921 Highlights

About July 12, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer