On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Benenson, British founder of Amnesty International, born in London (d. 2005)
  • Whitney Young Jr, American civil rights leader, head of the Urban League, born in Shelby County, Kentucky (d. 1971)
1921 Highlights

About July 31, 1921

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo