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1921 (Roman Numerals: MCMXXI) was the 21st year of the 20th century. 1921 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Saturday.
On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 1921.
News Events of 1921
First Miss America pageant held in Atlantic City.
Truce called in Irish war of independence.
Anglo-Irish treaty signed. Irish Free State established.
Mongolia declares independence from China.
William Lyon Mackenzie King becomes Prime Minister of Canadian (he is Prime Minister 1921-1926, 1926-1930, and 1935-1948).
Mary Stopes opens first birth control clinic in London, England.
Chinese Communist Party founded.
Spanish Communist Party founded.
Faisal I crowned King of Iraq.
First Miss America pageant held in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Sports in 1921
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