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, American swing-jazz and session guitarist, and electric guitar pioneer, born in South Chicago Heights, Illinois (d. 1977)

Toni StoneToni Stone (1921-1996)

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


1921 Highlights

About July 17, 1921

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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