On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1921

Historical Events

  • Pope Benedict XV publishes encyclical Alcohol Paraclitus
  • WBZ-AM in Boston MA begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Frank Fischer, Czech composer, born in Louny, Czech Republic (d. 2006)
  • Norma MacMillan, Canadian voice actress (Casper the Ghost), born in Vancouver (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Roman von Ungern-Sternberg 'the mad Baron', Baltic-German baron and anti-communist Russian general, executed by the Russian Red Army at 35
1921 Highlights

About September 15, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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