On This Day

January 21, 1921 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Book releaseHistoric Publication

British crime writer Agatha Christie publishes her first novel "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" introducing the character Hercule Poirot

Novelist Agatha Christie
Novelist
Agatha Christie

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian Communist Party founded at Livorno by Amadeo Bordiga and Antonio Gramsci

Marxist Theorist and Politician Antonio Gramsci
Marxist Theorist and Politician
Antonio Gramsci

Birthdays in History

  • Barney Clark, 1st to receive a permanent artificial heart
  • Howard Unruh, American mass murderer
1921 in History