On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1921

Historical Events

  • Walter Kerr Theater (Ritz, CBS, NBC, ABC) opens at 223 W 48th St NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdul Salam Arif, Iraqi politician and President of Iraq (1963-66), born in Baghdad, Mandatory Iraq (d. 1966)
  • Antony Hopkins, composer
  • Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist
  • Joe Sutter, American engineer and head of the Boeing 747 program, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2016)
  • Logan Ramsey, American actor (Head, Joy Sticks, Say Yes), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • "Big Jim" Colisimo, American gangster, murdered by Al Capone
1921 Highlights

About March 21, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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