On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1921

Historical Events

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Inwood CC: Walter Hagen beats former champion Jim Barnes of England 3 & 2; Hagan's third major title

  • WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • H├ęctor Campos Parsi, Puerto Rican classical music composer, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico (d. 1997)
  • James Whitmore, American actor (The Shawshank Redemption, Give 'em Hell Harry), born in White Plains, New York (d. 2009)
1921 Highlights

About October 1, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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