1921

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1890s  1900s  1910s  – 1920s –  1930s  1940s  1950s
Years: 1918 1919 192019211922 1923 1924
1921 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1921
MCMXXI
Ab urbe condita 2674
Armenian calendar 1370
ԹՎ ՌՅՀ
Assyrian calendar 6671
Bahá'í calendar 77–78
Bengali calendar 1328
Berber calendar 2871
British Regnal year 10 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2465
Burmese calendar 1283
Byzantine calendar 7429–7430
Chinese calendar 庚申(Metal Monkey)
4617 or 4557
    — to —
辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
4618 or 4558
Coptic calendar 1637–1638
Discordian calendar 3087
Ethiopian calendar 1913–1914
Hebrew calendar 5681–5682
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1977–1978
 - Shaka Samvat 1843–1844
 - Kali Yuga 5022–5023
Holocene calendar 11921
Igbo calendar 921–922
Iranian calendar 1299–1300
Islamic calendar 1339–1340
Japanese calendar Taishō 10
(大正10年)
Juche calendar 10
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4254
Minguo calendar ROC 10
民國10年
Thai solar calendar 2464

1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter B), the 1921st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 921st year of the 2nd millennium, the 21st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1920s decade between 1583 and 1929 and with Julian Value: 1921 is 13 calendar days difference, which continued to be used until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events

January

February

March

April

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June

July

August

  • August – The United States formally ends World War I.
  • August 5 – The first radio baseball game is broadcast; Harold Arlin announces the Pirates-Phillies game from Forbes Field over Westinghouse KDKA, in Pittsburgh.
  • August 11 – The temperature reaches 39 degrees Celsius in Breslau; the heat wave continues elsewhere in Europe as well.
  • August 23 – King Faisal I of Iraq is crowned in Baghdad.
  • August 24 – R38 class airship ZR-2 explodes on her fourth test flight near Kingston upon Hull, England, killing 44 of the 49 Anglo-American crew on board.[1]
  • August 25 – Franklin Roosevelt, 39, is diagnosed with poliomyelitis following a two week illness characterized by paralysis and fevers. He would be permanently disabled after this illness.
  • August 26
    • Rising prices cause major riots in Munich.
    • The assassination of German politician Matthias Erzberger causes the government to declare martial law.

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Date unknown

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Nobel Prizes

References

  1. ^ Driggs, Laurence La Tourette (September 7, 1921). "The Fall of the Airship".  
  2. ^ "Weimar Germany 1919-1933". Historyhome.co.uk. 2011-01-05. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 

Sources

  • New International Year Book: 1921 (1922) online edition
  • 1921 Aviation Comes North- NWT Historical Timeline- A Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre Online Exhibit
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