January 1921 calendar

January 1921

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 1921.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on January 1921: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1921?


  • 02 Jan 1921 1st religious service radio broadcast in US, KDKA-Pittsburgh
  • 03 Jan 1921 Turkey makes peace with Armenia.
  • 06 Jan 1921 Formation of the Iraqi Army.
  • 09 Jan 1921 Greco-Turkish War: The First Battle of Inonu, the first battle of the war, began near Eskisehir in Anatolia.
  • 12 Jan 1921 Kenesaw Mountain Landis becomes first commissioner of baseball.
  • 19 Jan 1921 Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador sign Pact of Union.
  • 20 Jan 1921 British submarine K5 leaves with man and mouse.
  • 26 Jan 1921 Soccer team GVAV of Groningen Netherlands forms.
  • 29 Jan 1921 Hurricane hits Washington and Oregon.

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