On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1921

Historical Events

  • Spanish Premier Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated while exiting the parliament building in Madrid.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Hale, Jr., American actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1990)
  • Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter
1921 Highlights

About March 8, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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