What Happened on October 18, 1921

Historical Events

  • Biding its time, Soviet Russia agrees to independence for the Crimea

Historic Invention

Charles Strite granted US patent #1,394,450 for his invention, the automatic pop-up toaster

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Helms, American politician (Senator -D/R-North Carolina, 1973-2003), born in Monroe, North Carolina (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • King Ludwig III, the last king of Bavaria (1913-18), dies at 76
1921 Highlights

About October 18, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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