On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1921

Historical Events

  • Soviet Russia signs a treaty with Mongolia, temporarily supporting the new government against China and Japanese incursions

Famous Birthdays

  • (Lawrence) "Red" Wootten, American country & western (The Whippoorwills, Gene Autry), jazz (Red Norvo; Tony Pastor), and session acoustic and electric bassist, born in Social Circle, Georgia
  • Fawzia Fuad, Egyptian princess who became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, born in Ras el-Tin Palace, Alexandria, Sultanate of Egypt (d. 2013)
  • Gy├Ârgy Cziffra, Hungarian-French pianist (Chopin/Liszt), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1994)
1921 Highlights

About November 5, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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