What Happened on July 23, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Chinese communist party forms under guidance of Henk Sneevliet
  • Edward Gourdin of US sets long jump record at 25' 2 3/4"

Famous Birthdays

  • Calvert DeForest, comedian (Larry "Bud" Melman), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • David Lawmn, CEO (Prestige Group)
  • Harry Hookway, pro-chancellor (Loughborough University)
  • Heinz Bennent, German actor (Possession, The Serpent's Egg), born in Stolberg, Germany (d. 2011)
  • Jerome Rosen, composer
  • Peter Twiss, test pilot