On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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 player (Olympic gold 1948)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Granjo, premier (Portugal), murdered