On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1921

Historical Events

Historic Event

Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party

Sports History

Cleveland's 125th anniversary celebration: Cy Young, 54, pitches 2 inn

  • New rules of language assumed (equal rights Flemings/Walen Belgium)

Famous Birthdays

  • Aled Eames, Welsh maritime historian, born in Llandudno (d. 1996)
  • Richard Egan, American actor (Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1987)
1921 Highlights

About July 29, 1921

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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