On This Day

September 21, 1921 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • A storage silo at a BASF fertiliser producing plant explodes in Oppau, Germany, 500—600 killed
  • Pope Benedictus XV donates 1 million lire to feed Russians

Deaths in History

  • George Foottit, English clown, dies at 57
  • José Celso Barbosa, Puerto Rican physician, sociologist and political leader, dies at 64
1921 in History