On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1921

Historical Events

  • Italian Fascists shoot from the Parenzana train at a group of children in Strunjan (Slovenia): two children are killed, two mangled and three wounded

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Babasin, American jazz bassist and cellist (Dodo Marmarosa Trio), and archivist (Los Angeles Theaseum), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1988)
  • Robert McFerrin, Sr., American operatic baritone (Metropolitan Opera, 1955-58; singing voice for Sidney Poitier in film "Porgy and Bess"), born in Marianna, Arkansas (d. 2006) [1]
  • Tommy Cooper, British comedian and magician (d. 1984)
1921 Highlights

About March 19, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces