On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1921

Historical Events

  • Babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series
  • Jim Conzelman takes over as coach of Rock Island Independents from Frank Coughlin-only mid-game coaching change in NFL history

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Batts, MLB catcher (Red Sox), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Michael Conrad, American actor (Delvecchio, Hill St Blues), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
1921 Highlights

About October 16, 1921

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra