February 1921 in history

February 1921 events chronologically

Feb 15 Kingdom of Romania establishes its legation in Helsinki
Feb 20 The Young Communist League of Czechoslovakia is founded
Feb 21 Constituent Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Georgia adopts the country's first constitution
Feb 21 Rezā Shāh takes control of Tehran during a successful coup
Feb 22 After Russian forces under Baron Roman von Ungern-Sternberg drive the Chinese out, the Bogd Khan is reinstalled as the emperor of Mongolia
Feb 25 Tbilisi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, is occupied by Bolshevist Russia
Feb 27 The International Working Union of Socialist Parties is founded in Vienna

Top 7 most famous people born in February 1921

Feb 4 Betty Friedan an American writer, activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the women's movement in the United States, her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique is often credited with sparking the second wave of American feminism in the 20th century. In 1966, Friedan founded and was elected the first president of the National Organization for Women , which aimed to bring women "into the mainstream of American society now fully equal partnership with men"
Feb 4 Lotfi A. Zadeh a mathematician, electrical engineer, computer scientist, artificial intelligence researcher and professor emeritus of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley.
Feb 8 Lana Turner an American film and television actress.
Feb 16 Hua Guofeng Mao Zedong's designated successor as the paramount leader of the People's Republic of China and Chairman of the Communist Party of China.
Feb 21 John Rawls an American philosopher and a figure in moral and political philosophy. He held the James Bryant Conant University Professorship at Harvard University and the Fulbright Fellowship at Christ Church, Oxford. Rawls received both the Schock Prize for Logic and Philosophy and the National Humanities Medal in 1999, the latter presented by President Bill Clinton, in recognition of how Rawls's work "helped a whole generation of learned Americans revive their faith in democracy itself."
Feb 22 Jean-Bédel Bokassa a military officer and the head of state of the Central African Republic and its successor state, the Central African Empire, from his coup d'état on 1 January 1966 until 20 September 1979. Of this period, he served almost eleven years as president , and for almost three years he reigned as self-proclaimed emperor. Following his overthrow, the Central African Republic was restored. Bokassa's imperial title did not achieve international diplomatic recognition
Feb 22 Giulietta Masina an Italian film and stage actress. She starred in La Strada and Nights of Cabiria, both winners of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, in 1956 and 1957, respectively. Masina won the Best Actress award at the 1957 Cannes Film Festival for the later film

Top 7 most famous people died in February 1921

Feb 2 Andrea Carlo Ferrari a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as the Archbishop of Milan.
Feb 2 Luigi Mancinelli a leading Italian orchestral conductor. He also composed music for the stage and concert hall and played the cello
Feb 8 Peter Kropotkin a Russian geographer, economist, activist, philologist, zoologist, evolutionary theorist, philosopher, writer and prominent anarchist.
Feb 8 Max Dvořák a Czech-born Austrian art historian. He is considered a member of the Vienna School of Art History
Feb 8 Colin Archer a Scottish naval architect and shipbuilder from Larvik, Norway. His parents had immigrated to Norway from Scotland in 1825
Feb 9 James Huneker an American art, book, music, and theater critic. A colorful individual and an ambitious writer, he was "an American with a great mission," in the words of his friend, the critic Benjamin de Casseres, and that mission was to educate Americans about the best cultural achievements, native and European, of his time
Feb 26 Carl Menger the founder of the Austrian School of economics. Menger contributed to the development of the theory of marginalism, , which rejected the cost-of-production theories of value, such as were developed by the classical economists such as Adam Smith and David Ricardo