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)
  • 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)


1921 Highlights

About September 3, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo