On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, New York: Watson Washburn and William Norris win their doubles rubber to clinch US win over Japan; Americans go on to win 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)
  • 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

LoveWedding of Interest

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