What Happened on October 21, 1924

Historical Events

  • KLM Fokker's F7 H-NACC departs to Dutch East Indies

Famous Birthdays

  • Celia Cruz, Cuban-American Grammy Award-winning guaracha, salsa, and bolero singer (La Sonora Matancera, 1950-65), known as 'the Queen of Salsa', born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2003)
  • Joyce Randolph, American actress (The Honeymooners - "Trixie Norton"), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, Belgian composer, dies at 76
1924 Highlights

About October 21, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra