What Happened on September 19, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • US Men's National Tennis Championship, Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia: Bill Tilden successfully defends title; beats Wallace F. Johnson 6-1, 6-3, 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Ward, American singer and songwriter (Billy Ward and his Dominoes), born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 2002)
  • Joan Tozzer, American figure skater, born in Dedham, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator and philosopher, born in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil (d. 1997)