What Happened on March 3, 1921

Historical Events

  • The Asiatic Inquiry Commission, established by the South African Government, proposes a system of voluntary repatriation and segregation of Indians and prohibits Indians from buying agricultural land in a specified area along the coast
  • Toronto's Dr Banting & Dr Best announce discovery of insulin

Famous Birthdays

  • Diana Barrymore, American actress (Nightmare, Lady Courageous, Fired Wife), born in NYC, New York (d. 1960)
Born in 1921

Famous Deaths

  • P.J.H. [Pierre] Cuypers, Dutch architect (Amsterdam museum), dies at 93

About March 3, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 102 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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