On This Day

May 3, 1921 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Northern Ireland is created under the UK Government of Ireland Act partitioning off six north eastern counties with a Protestant majority
  • West Virginia imposes 1st state sales tax

Birthdays in History

  • Vasco Gonçalves, Portuguese army officer and 103rd Prime Minister of Portugal (1974-75), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2005)
1921 in History