What Happened on June 8, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Smith, Canadian actress and singer (The Age of Innocence, Follies), born in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada (d. 1993)
  • Alwyn Williams, Welsh geologist and Vice-Chancellor (University of Glasgow), born in Aberdare, Wales (d. 2004)
  • LeRoy Neiman, American painter, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2012)
  • Sheila Ryan, American actress (Big Fix, Mule Train, Ringside, Caged Fury), born in Topeka, Kansas (d. 1975)

Suharto (1921-2008)

Indonesian army officer and 2nd President of Indonesia (1967-98), born in Yogyakarta, Java

Born in 1921
1921 Highlights

About June 8, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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