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Gregorian calendar 1921

Ab urbe condita 2674
Armenian calendar 1370
Bahá'í calendar 77 – 78
Buddhist calendar 2465
Coptic calendar 1637 – 1638
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Hebrew calendar 5681 5682
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 - Vikram Samvat 1976 – 1977
 - Shaka Samvat 1843 – 1844
 - Kali Yuga 5022 – 5023
Holocene calendar 11921
Iranian calendar 1299 – 1300
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Japanese calendar Taishō 10

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 - Imperial Year Kōki 2581
Julian calendar 1966
Korean calendar 4254
Thai solar calendar 2464
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Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.

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  • August – The United States formally ends World War I, declaring a peace with Germany.
  • 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 26
    • Rising prices cause major riots in Munich.
    • The assassination of German politician Matthias Erzberger causes the government to declare martial law.

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  • October 5 – The first radio broadcast of a World Series baseball game was aired by Newark, NJ station WJZ; Pittsburgh, PA station KDKA, and a group of other commercial and amateur stations throughout the eastern United States.
  • October 8 – The first Sweetest Day is staged in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • October 10 – Teaching at the University of Szeged starts in Hungary.
  • October 19 – A massacre in Lisbon claims the lives of Portuguese Prime-Minister António Granjo and other politicians.
  • October 21 – A peace conference between Ireland and the United Kingdom begins in London.
  • October 24 – The Spanish Army defeats the rifkabyls.
  • October 29

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  • Hyperinflation is still rampant in Germany, where 263 marks are now needed to buy a single American dollar - more than 20 times greater than the 12 marks needed in April 1919.[2]

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  • December 1 – Rising prices cause riots in Vienna.
  • December 6
  • December 13 – In the Four Power Treaty on Insular Possessions, Japan, the United States, United Kingdom, and France agree to recognize the status quo in the Pacific.
  • December 23 – Visva-Bharati University is inaugurated in India.
  • December 29 – William Lyon Mackenzie King becomes Canada's tenth prime minister.

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  1. ^ Driggs, Laurence La Tourette (September 7 1921). "The Fall of the Airship". The Outlook 129: 14–15. Retrieved on 2009-07-30. 
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People of the year 1921 at Familypedia

130 people were born in 1921

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
Kimberly Alafouzos (1921-1996)Alexander Alafouzos (1899-1956)Gabriella Casas (1896-1958)
Jerome Alden (1921-1997)
Joseph Howland Auchincloss (1921-2013)Joseph Howland Auchincloss (1886-1968)Priscilla Dixon Stanton (1888-1972)
Raymond Alfred Baker (1921-1935)Richard Baker (1887-1979)Grace Elnore Kinder (1898-1988)
Colette Basilescu (1921-2017)Aristide Basilescu (1892-1969)Aglae Saint Georges de Posingen (c1895-1958)
Helen Bay (1921-2015)Horace Earl Bay (1897-1977)Elizabeth Iola Maxwell (1901-1969)
Amel Beijen (1921-2010)Dirk Beijen (1898-1977)Ariaantje Boers
Conway Berners-Lee (1921)Cecil Burford Berners-Lee (c1884-1931)Helen Lane Campbell Gray (1895-1968)
Norman Harker Blundell (1921-2015)William Blundell (1891-1969)Esther Harker (c1891-)
Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (1921-2014)Frederick Josiah Bradlee, Jr. (1892-1970)Josephine de Gersdorff (1896-1975)
Guido Brandolini d'Adda (1921-1966)Carlo Brandolini d'Adda (1887-1942)María José Álvares Pereira de Melo (1893-1947)
Anne Eva BrazelWilliam Brazel (1880-1971)Mary Margaret Farrell (1880-1972)
Nicolae Bucuroiu (1921-c2005)Constantin Bucuroiu (c1895-c1970)Elena Coșoreanu (1899-1974)
Ádám Bánffy de Losoncz (1921-1943)Endre Bánffy de Losoncz (1879-1962)Antónia Zichy de Zich und Vásonykeő (1884-1946)
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36 children were born to the 58 women born in 1921

240 people died in 1921

 FatherMotherAge at death
Arnold Achenbach (1852-1921)
Francis Inman Amory (1850-1921)William Amory (1804-1888)Anna Powell Mason Sears (1813-1895)
Jane Apps (1851-1921)William Apps (1822-1870)Mary Davis (1828-1880)
Alfred Henry Aris (1848-1921)George Aris (1812-1883)Sarah Ann (c1818-1892)
Harriet Maria Ashby (1834-1921)Nathaniel Ashby (1805-1846)Susan Hammond (1808-1851)
Catherine Avery (1852-1921)James Avery (c1814-1875)Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904)69
Thomas Edward Avery (1858-1921)James Avery (c1814-1875)Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904)63
Nancy Maude Bailey (1830-1921)Charles Bailey (1793-1845)Jemima Westlake (1803-1891)
Robert Baker (1837-1921)Benjamin Baker (1803-1885)Frances Cramp (c1814-)
John Bakon (1843-1921)John Bacon (c1817-1866)Ann Maria Powers (c1812-1914)
Gerrit Barendse (1837-1921)Abraham Barendse (1801-)Maria Akkerhuis (1804-)
Hannah Allen Bennett (1848-1921)Henry Tapus Bennett (1814-1876)Mary Unicomb (1830-1877)73
Rebecca Best (1834-1921)Robert Best (c1810-1868)Mary Clements (c1790-1854)
William Betts (1838-1921)
Herbert Marshall Beuzeville (1850-1921)James Beuzeville (c1808-1887)Jane Myles (-1871)71
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15392 people lived in 1921

Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Fyodor Yaroslavich of Novgorod (1219-1233)Yaroslav II Vsevolodovich of Vladimir (1191-1246)Rostislava Mstislavna of Smolensk (c1202-1244)
Ludwik Wiktor Plater-Zyberk h. wł (1853-1938)Henryk Wacław Ksawery Plater-Zyberk (1811-1903)Adelaida von Keller (1817-1905)
Samantha Aaberg (1859-1930)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)
Hubert Charles Titus Aaron (1919-1941)Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Jemima Davis (1884-1966)
Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Amanda Abadie (1898-1957)Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Jeanette Armellino (1860-1934)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
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Events of the year 1921 at Familypedia

170 people were married in 1921.

 Joined with
Bertrand Blanchard Acosta (1895-1954)Helen Belmont Pearsoll (bef1921)
Arthur Adams (1877-1943)Margery Lee (1894-1986)
Richard Steere Aldrich (1884-1941)Janet Innis (1885-1944)
Clara Anna Bertha Andersen (1897-1968)Hans Bang (1897-1972)
Leland Andrus (1891-1958)Mary Forsha (1899-1987)
Eileen Margaret Armstead (1899-1994)Richard Charles Gordon Dartford (1895-1988)
Lydia Atzél de Borosjenő (1901-1972)Ferenc Daniel de Vargyas (1887-1967) + Daniel Bánffy de Losoncz (1893-1855) + Gyula Sipos de Siposkarcsa (1899-1947)
Albert Abraham Bagnall (1877-1933)Ethel Ruby Idonea Blackman (1884-1952)
Henry Bagust (1890-1967)Doris Lydia Crease (1898-1998)
Archibald Shuttleworth Bailey (1900-c1980)Alice Mabel Patterson (1899-)
Louis Jacques Balsan (1869-1956)Alice Marie Celeste Destors (1877-1957) + Consuelo Vanderbilt (1877-1964)
Hans Bang (1897-1972)Clara Anna Bertha Andersen (1897-1968)
John Christian Bangerter (1898-1994)Grace Lucile Monson (1903-1986)
Julia Fuller Barnard (1897-1974)Richard Augustus Clark (1896-1989)
Joseph John Bascko (1892-1955)Edith Priscilla Degrasse (1905-1970)+Ella Alma Clark (1908-1949)
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There were 0 military battles in 1921.

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