On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1926

Historical Events

  • White Sox Earl Sheely hits a record 6th consecutive double

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Horovitz, composer
  • Rick Jason [Richard Jacobson], American actor (Day of the Wolves, Eagles Attack at Dawn), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Robert Creeley, Mass, poet/novelist (Island)

Famous Deaths

  • Georgy Catoire, Russian composer, dies at 65
  • Ronald Firbank, British novelist (The Flower Beneath the Foot), dies at 40
1926 Highlights

About May 21, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini