On This Day

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)

Famous Weddings

Ernest Hemingway

American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway (22) marries 1st wife Hadley Richardson (29)

1921 Highlights

About September 3, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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