On This Day

July 16, 1921 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

Historic Event

Encouraged by the British, King Constantine of Greece launches a drive to take Asia Minor from nationalists under Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

President and Founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
President and Founder of the Republic of Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Birthdays in History

  • Bernard W. Rogers, United States Army general who served as the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army and NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, born in Fairview, Kansas (d. 2008)
  • Trevor Illtyd Williams, scientific writer, born in Bristol, England (d. 1996)
1921 in History