What Happened on July 21, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Indians (9) & Yankees (7) hit a record 16 doubles
  • To prove his contention that air power is superior to sea power, US Colonel William Mitchell demonstrates how bombs from planes can sink a captured German battleship

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Taylor, orchestra leader (David Frost Show), born in Greenville, North Carolina