On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1921

Historical Events

  • Oldest radio station west of Mississippi River licensed in Greeley Co

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAndrei Sakharov

Andrei Sakharov, Russian nuclear physicist and an activist for disarmament, peace and human rights (1975 Nobel), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1989)

Nuclear Physicist & Soviet Dissident Andrei Sakharov
Nuclear Physicist & Soviet Dissident
Andrei Sakharov
  • Leona Wood, painter and dancer, born in Seattle, Washington
1921 Highlights

About May 21, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini