On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Pertwee, British actor (Dad's Army), born in Amersham, England (d. 2013)
  • Karel Reisz, director (Everybody Wins, Isadora, Who'll Stop the Rain)
  • Norman Jewison, Canadian director (Moonstruck, ...and Justice For All), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Paul Burke, American actor (Naked City, Thomas Crown Affair, Neal-Dynasty), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2009)
  • Queenie Watts [Mary Spenton], British singer and actress (Up the Junction, Holiday on the Buses), born in London, England (d. 1980)
  • Rahimuddin Khan, Pakistani general and Governor, born in Qaimganj, British India
1926 Highlights

About July 21, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer