On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Race riot in Tulsa Oklahoma (21 whites & 60 blacks killed)

Famous Birthdays

  • Nelson Riddle, American Grammy Award winning bandleader, conductor and orchestrator for Capitol Records (Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Dean Martin), born in Oradell, New Jersey (d. 1985)