Year 1921 in History - Important Historical Events of the year 1921

The year 1921 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1921 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1921 in World ⚡

DateIncident/Event
12 januarySeeking to restore confidence after the Black Sox Scandal, owners of Major League Baseball teams elected former United States district court judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis as the league's first commissioner.
21 februaryReza Khan seized Tehran to make himself the most powerfulperson in Iran, which eventually led to the establishment of the Pahlavidynasty.
12 marchThe Turkish Grand National Assembly adopted the IstiklâlMarsi as the national anthem, with lyrics written by poet Mehmet AkifErsoy and music by Zeki Üngör.
18 marchThe Polish–Soviet War, which determined the borders betweenthe Republic of Poland and Soviet Russia, formally concluded with thesigning of the Peace of Riga.
11 aprilEmir Abdullah established the first centralized government in the recently created British protectorate of Transjordan.
03 mayThe island of Ireland was divided into two distinct territories: Northern and Southern Ireland.
14 mayFlorence Allen, an American judge, became the first woman to sentence a convict to death on May 14, 1921. Gangster Frank Motto was accused of the murder of two men so as punishment he was sentenced to the electric chair by Allen. She was also the first woman to serve on a state Supreme Court.
31 mayA large-scale race riot began in Tulsa, Oklahoma, US, in whichthe wealthiest African-American community in the United States, theGreenwood District, was destroyed by fire.
20 juneWorkers at the Buckingham and Carnatic Mills in the city ofChennai, India, began a four-month strike.
01 julyThe Communist Party of China was founded. The Communist Party of China (CPC) is the instituting and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China (PRC). The CPC is the only governing party of China, although it exists together with 8 other legal parties that made the United Front. It was established in 1921 by Chen Duxiu and Li Dazhao.
10 julyOne day after a truce between the Irish Republican Army andBritish forces, violence between Catholics and Protestants in Belfastresulted in sixteen dead.
11 julyRed army captured the Mongolia from white army and established Mongolian People’s Republic. The white army was anti-communist, Russian patriotic which was supported by US, empire of Japan and many other countries while the red army was pro-communist.
11 julyFormer President of the United States William Howard Taft wassworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, making him the onlyperson to ever hold both positions.
27 julyUniversity of Toronto researchers led by Frederick Banting proved that the hormone insulin regulates blood sugar.
06 septemberPolice in Connecticut is carrying an investigation into the Klu Klux Klan who are allegedly appointing members by offering 'Preserve The Ideals of A Pure Anglo Saxon Civilization”
21 septemberA tower silo storing 4,500 tonnes of a mixture of ammoniumsulfate and ammonium nitrate fertilizer exploded at a BASF plant inOppau, Germany, killing at least 500 people.
03 octoberRussia is facing one of the worst famines due to the failure of crops. This has led to refugees travelling and trying to find food before winter fully sets in.
04 octoberAs per news report from the state officials the amount of deaths caused by Tuberculosis continues to increase in State of Michigan.
07 octoberTexas’ state officials are contemplating a ban on processions by the Ku Klux Klan because of the clans provocation of violence against any non Americans including Negroes and Jews.
11 octoberA plague that is beyond medical science’s explanation is taking numerous lives each year. This Plague of sleeping sickness, affects young, old, rich and poor.
13 octoberThe Soviet republics of Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, andGeorgia signed the Treaty of Kars with the Grand National Assembly ofTurkey to establish the contemporary borders between Turkey and theSouth Caucasus states.
14 octoberThe Soviet republics of Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, andGeorgia signed the Treaty of Kars with the Grand National Assembly ofTurkey to establish the contemporary borders between Turkey and theSouth Caucasus states.
21 octoberGeorge Melford's wildly successful silent film The Sheik, whichwould propel its leading actor Rudolph Valentino to stardom, premiered.
26 octoberThe Chicago Theatre, which is the oldest surviving Neo-BaroqueFrench-revival grand movie palace, opened.
04 novemberThe remains of an unknown soldier were buried with an eternalflame at the Altare della Patria in Rome.
04 novemberAfter a speech by Adolf Hitler in the Hofbräuhaus in Munich,members of the Sturmabteilung, known as 'brownshirts', physicallyassaulted his opposition, an event which assumed legendary proportionsover time.
09 novemberAlbert Einstein has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and specifically for his discovery of the “law of the photoelectric effect".
06 decemberThe Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed and then came into forceexactly one year later, establishing the Irish Free State, the firstindependent Irish state to be recognised by the British government.
08 MaySweden abolishes capital punishment.
12 MayThe first National Hospital Day was celebrated. And the US celebrates National Nursing Week every year from 6 May to 12 May (Florence Nightingale's birthday).
31 MayThe flag of the Indian National Congress was adopted.
11 JuneWomen were granted the right to vote in elections in Brazil.
19 JuneThe Christians of Turkey and Palestine signed the Friendship Agreement against the Jews.
28 JuneThe country's 9th Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao was born.
11 JulyMongolia declared its independence.
27 JulyTwo scientists from the University of Toronto, Frederick Banting and Charles Best, succeeded in isolating the hormone named insulin.
07 SeptemberThe first women's beauty pageant was held in the US city of New Jersey, in which Miss America was successful.
14 NovemberThe Communist Party of Spain was established.
26 NovemberVerghese Kurien, the father of the country's white revolution, was born.
05 AugustThe Berlin Peace Agreement was signed by the United States and the United States.
22 AugustFather of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi lit Holi of foreign cloth.
24 DecemberRabindranath Tagore established Visva Bharati University in Shanti Niketan.
19 JanuaryCentral American countries Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador signed the agreement.
29 JanuaryMalik Faisal I was chosen as the King of Iraq on the basis of the role created by Britain.
27 FebruaryThe International Working Union of Socialist Party was established in Vienna.
04 MarchPopular Hindi writer Phanishwarnath Renu was born.
08 MarchFamous film lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi was born.
08 MarchPresident Edwardo Dato was killed while exiting Parliament in the Spanish capital Madrid.
07 AprilRevolutionary leader Sanayat Sen became the first President of the Chinese Republic.
22 AprilFreedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose resigned from the Indian Civil Service job to serve the country.
21 JanuaryThe Communist Party of Italy was founded in the city of Livorno.
20 FebruaryThe Young Communist League of Czechoslovakia was established.
06 MarchThe Portuguese Communist Party was established.
20 AprilFerenc Molnar's play Lilyom was first made in English in the city of Broadway.
24 MayThe first general election was held for the new Parliament of Northern Ireland.
30 JuneDeath penalty was abolished in Sweden.
01 JulyThe coal strike ended in England.
25 AugustAmerica signs peace treaty with Germany
07 SeptemberThe first Miss America, a two-day event, was held in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
28 OctoberTuskinski Movie Theater in Amsterdam inaugurated
04 NovemberJapanese Prime Minister Hara Takashi was assassinated in Tokyo
23 DecemberVisva-Bharati University was inaugurated.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1921 in India ⚡

DateIncident/Event
20 juneWorkers at the Buckingham and Carnatic Mills in the city ofChennai, India, began a four-month strike.
31 MayThe flag of the Indian National Congress was adopted.
22 AprilFreedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose resigned from the Indian Civil Service job to serve the country.

Notable birthdays of the year 1921 😀

DayMonthName/Category/Country
02MaySatyajit Ray / male / Film director / India

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