On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1921

Historical Events

  • Census held in Great Britain
  • Turks and Christians of Palestine sign a friendship treaty against Jews

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Davis, London mayor (1985-86), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Herman Berserik, Dutch painter and graphic artist
  • Howell Heflin, American politician (Sen-D-Alabama, 1979-97), born in Poulan, Georgia (d. 2005)
  • Louis Jourdan [Louis Robert Gendre], French actor (The Paradine Case, Count Dracula, Gigi, Octopussy), born in Marseille, France (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota), dies at 33
1921 Highlights

About June 19, 1921

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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