Wednesday 24 August 1921


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). The Three Musketeers, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Lon Bary, George Siegmann

Country: United States

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Directed by: George Fitzmaurice

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Reginald Denny, John Miltern

Country: United States



Directed by: Emmett J. Flynn

Starring: John Gilbert, Michael D. Moore, Frankie Lee

Country: United States

The Conquering Power

The Conquering Power

Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Alice Terry, Rudolph Valentino, Ralph Lewis

Country: United States

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Directed by: Guido Parish

Starring: Marcella Albani, Mario De Vito, Roberto Villani

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1921 ?

  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Eric Simms: English ornithologist, naturalist, writer, sound recordist, broadcaster and conservationist, as well as a decorated wartime Bomber Command pilot/ bomb-aimer.
  • Sam Tingle: English-Zimbabwean race car driver (d. 2008).
See other famous people born on 24 August
  • Battle of Sakaray Valley begins between Turkey and Greece
  • British airship R-38 crashes in Humber, 44 die

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1921 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Some Little Bird - Coon-Sanders Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1921?

  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1390


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

The first of Sinclair Lewis’s great successes, Main Street shattered the sentimental American myth of happy small-town life with its satire of narrow-minded provincialism. Reflecting his own unhappy childhood in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, Lewis’s sixth novel attacked the conformity and ...

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The Brimming Cup by Dorothy Canfield

The Brimming Cup

By: Dorothy Canfield

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence

By: Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D.

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