On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Berrigan, American Jesuit priest and peace activist (Vietnam War), born in Virginia, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • Mona Van Duyn, American poet (d. 2004)
  • Sophie Scholl, German anti-Nazi political activist, active in the non-violent resistance group, the White Rose (Die Weisse Rose), born in Forchtenberg, Germany (d. 1943)
1921 Highlights

About May 9, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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