What Happened on September 3, 1921

Historical Events

  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, NYC, NY: Americans Watson Washburn & William Norris beat Japanese pair Ichiya Kumagae & Zenzo Shimizuto 6-2, 7-5, 4-6, 7-5 for 3-0 lead; ends 5-0
  • KPB, Communist Party of Belgium forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Landers [Sorokin], American actor (Star Trek, Ben Casey, Drive a Crooked Road), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • John Aston Sr., English soccer striker (17 caps; Manchester United 253 games), born in Prestwich, England (d. 2003)
  • Marguerite Higgins, American reporter and war correspondent, Pulitzer prize winner (d. 1966)
  • Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor, born in Surbiton, London (d. 1971)
Born in 1921

Famous Weddings

Ernest Hemingway

American journalist Ernest Hemingway (22) weds American Hadley Richardson (29) in Bay Township, Michigan; divorce in 1927

About September 3, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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