On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Townsend, American composer, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2012)
  • Gene Saks, American actor and director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jerome Hines [Heinz], American basso (I am The Way), born in Hollywood, California

Famous Deaths

  • Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Slovak poet (b. 1849)
1921 Highlights

About November 8, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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