On This Day

July 14, 1921 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti convicted of killing their shoe company's paymaster and sentenced to death, in Dedham Massachusetts

Birthdays in History

  • Geoffrey Wilkinson, English chemist (1973 Nobel Prize - organometallic compounds), born in Todmorden, England (d. 1996)
  • Leon Garfield, English children's author (Devil-in-the-Fog), born in Brighton, England (d. 1996)
  • Sixto Durán Ballén, Ecuadorian politician, President of Ecuador (1992-96), born in Boston, America (d. 2016)
1921 in History