On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1921

Historical Events

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

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)
1921 Highlights

About July 14, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer