What Happened on July 14, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti convicted in Dedham Massachusetts, of killing their shoe company's paymaster
  • Sacco & Vanzetti Trial: Sacco and Vanzetti are convicted murder and sentenced to death

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Wilkinson, chemist
  • Leon Garfield, English children's author (d. 1996)
  • Sixto Durán Ballén, Ecuadorian politician, President of Ecuador (1992-96), born in Boston, America (d. 2016)