What Happened on October 21, 1921

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"The Sheik", a silent film starring Rudolph Valentino, premieres in Los Angeles

  • Former Hungarian King Karl stages a second attempted coup and is arrested
  • Tuschinski Theater opens in Amsterdam
1921 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jarmil Burghauser, composer
  • Sir Malcolm Arnold, British trumpeter, and classical and film score composer (The Bridge On The River Kwai), born in Northampton, England (d. 2006)
Born in 1921

About October 21, 1921

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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