On This Day

October 17, 1921 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Belgium's public library law goes into force

Birthdays in History

  • George Mackey Brown, poet
  • Pricilla Lanford Buckly, editor/columnist (National Review)

Deaths in History

  • Yaa Asantewaa, Ghanaian queen of Ashanti Empire, led fight against British colonialism, dies at 80 or 81
1921 in History