Historical Events for September 1921
Events 1 - 19 of 19
1st - Nederlander Theater opens at 208 W 41 St NYC (Billy Rose, Trafalgar)
3rd - 16th Davis Cup: USA beats Japan in New York (5-0)
3rd - KPB, Communist Party of Belgium forms
5th - Walter Johnson sets strikeout mark at 2,287
7th - In Atlantic City, New Jersey, the first Miss America Pageant, a two-day event, is held.
8th - 1st Miss America crowned (Margaret Gorman of Washington DC)
8th - Mary Gorman (Wash DC), 16, crowned 1st Miss America [or 9/14]
11th - Nahalal, the first moshav in Israel, is settled.
15th - Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Alcohol Paraclitus
15th - WBZ-AM in Boston MA begins radio transmissions
19th - 41st US Men's Tennis: William T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (6-1 6-3 6-1)
21st - Pope Benedictus XV donates 1 million lire to feed Russians
MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson 21st - Oppau explosion, a storage silo at a BASF fertilizer producing plant explods in Oppau, Germany, 500—600 killed.
22nd - Estonia & Lithuania admitted to League of Nations
22nd - Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th St NYC
26th - Yankee Ruth hits HRs 57 & 58 to beat Indians 8-7
27th - Yanks beat Indians 21-7 in Polo Grounds
28th - 4th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Inwood CC Far Rockaway NY
29th - Pirates drop doubleheader to Cards to allow idle Giants to clinch NL