On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday

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