On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1921

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Walter Johnson sets strikeout mark at 2,287

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Valenti, American political advisor and film executive, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
1921 Highlights

About September 5, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo