On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1922

Historical Events

  • 1st slalom ski race run at Murren, Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas, American singer (If?) and character actor (Kojak, On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Garden City New Jersey, (d. 1994)
  • Jean P Vroom, Dutch sculptor

Person of interestPaul Scofield

Paul Scofield, English actor (A Man for All Seasons, Train), born in Hurst, England (d. 2008)

  • Sam Mele, American MLB outfielder/manager (Minnesota Twins record 102 wins 1965), born in Astoria, New York (d. 2017)
1922 Highlights

About January 21, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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