What Happened on May 21, 1926

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Jason [Richard Jacobson], American stage and screen actor (Combat! - "Lt. Hanley"; The Fountain of Youth; Day of the Wolves), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Robert Creeley, American, poet and novelist (Island), born in Arlington, Massachusetts (d. 2005)

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? 96 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini