Thursday September 22, 1921

US date format: 9/22/1921, UK date format: 22/9/1921

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 22, 1921). The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chico Hamilton and Will Elder. The Affairs of Anatol, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
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The Affairs of Anatol

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Wallace Reid, Gloria Swanson, Wanda Hawley, Theodore Roberts

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Ray C. Smallwood

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Rex Cherryman, Arthur Hoyt, Zeffie Tilbury

Country: United States of America

I Do

Directed by: Hal Roach

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Noah Young, Jack Morgan

The Blot

Directed by: Lois Weber

Starring: Philip Hubbard, Margaret McWade, Claire Windsor, Louis Calhern

Country: United States of America

Just for Fun

Directed by: Gordon Flemyng


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 22, 1921?


  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
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  • Estonia and Lithuania admitted to League of Nations
  • Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th St, New York City
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Music charts

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

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. All By Myself - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. Dangerous Blues - Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Hounds

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