On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1921

Historical Events

  • Portuguese Prime Minister António Granjo and other politicians are murdered in a Lisbon coup

Famous Birthdays

  • George Nader, American actor (Robot Monster, Away All Boats), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2002)
  • Gunnar Nordahl, Swedish soccer striker (33 caps; AC Milan; Olympic gold 1948), born in Hörnefors, Sweden (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Granjo, premier (Portugal), murdered
1921 Highlights

About October 19, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra