On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1921

Historical Events

  • First Baseball World Series radio broadcast; all-NY contest, Yankees beat Giants, 3-0 at Polo Grounds; sportswriter Grantland Rice is the caller
  • Present constitution of Liechtenstein comes into effect

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Willis, American NFL guard (Cleveland Browns), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2007)
1921 Highlights

About October 5, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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