What Happened on March 12, 1921

Historical Events

Conference of Interest

Cairo Conference begins, British meeting to determine Middle Eastern policies, Gertrude Bell and T. E. Lawrence attend

Famous Birthdays

  • (Giovanni) "Gianni"Agnelli, Italian industrialist, executive (President of Fiat Automobiles, 1966-96), and Italian Senator-for-life (1991-), born in Turin, Italy (d. 2003)
  • Gordon MacRae, American singer and actor (Oklahoma!; Carousel), born in East Orange, New Jersey (d. 1986)
  • Max de Metz, Dutch publisher/translator
  • Ralph Shapey, American composer (Fantasy; Rituals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • Ülo Jõgi, Estonian freedom fighter (d. 2007)
Born in 1921

Famous Deaths

  • Isabella Caroline Somerset, British philanthropist, temperance leader and campaigner for women's rights, dies at 69
1921 Highlights

About March 12, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 102 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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