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, composer
  • Norma MacMillan, Canadian voice actress (Casper the Ghost), born in Vancouver (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Russ baron/general, dies
1921 Highlights

About September 15, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo