On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Acquanetta [Mildred Davenport], American actress nicknamed "The Venezuelan Volcano" (Tarzan & Leopard Woman), born in Newberry, South Carolina (d. 2004)
  • František Zvarík, Slovakian stage actor (Slovak National Theatre), born in Vrútky, Slovakia (d. 2008)
  • George Barnes, Chicago Hgts, guitarist (Skip Farrell Show)

Person of interestToni Stone

Toni Stone, American baseball second baseman (first woman to play in men's Negro League), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1996)

Baseball Player Toni Stone
Baseball Player
Toni Stone

1921 Highlights

About July 17, 1921

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer