On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1921

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Congresswoman Alice Mary Robertson becomes the first woman to preside over the floor of US House of Representatives

2nd Woman Elected to Congress and Educator Alice Mary Robertson
2nd Woman Elected to Congress and Educator
Alice Mary Robertson

Famous Birthdays

  • Ted Schroeder, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1942, Wimbledon 1949), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2006)
1921 Highlights

About July 20, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer