What Happened on July 16, 1921

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Encouraged by the British, King Constantine of Greece launches a drive to take Asia Minor from nationalists under Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard W. Rogers, United States Army general who served as the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army and NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, born in Fairview, Kansas (d. 2008)
  • Trevor Illtyd Williams, scientific writer, born in Bristol, England (d. 1996)
Born in 1921
1921 Highlights

About July 16, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer