March 1921 in history

March 1921 events chronologically

Mar 1 The Australian cricket team captained by Warwick Armstrong becomes the first team to complete a whitewash of The Ashes, something that would not be repeated for 86 years
Mar 6 Portuguese Communist Party is founded as the Portuguese Section of the Communist International
Mar 8 Spanish Premier Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated while exiting the parliament building in Madrid
Mar 12 İstiklal Marşı was adopted in TBMM(Turkish grand national assembly)
Mar 13 Mongolia is proclaimed an independent monarchy, ruled by Russian military officer Roman von Ungern-Sternberg as a dictator
Mar 17 The Second Republic of Poland adopts the March Constitution
Mar 18 The second Peace of Riga is signed between Poland and the Soviet Union

Top 7 most famous people born in March 1921

Mar 11 Astor Piazzolla an Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player and arranger. His oeuvre revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tango, incorporating elements from jazz and classical music. A virtuoso bandoneonist, he regularly performed his own compositions with a variety of ensembles
Mar 16 Fahd of Saudi Arabia the King of Saudi Arabia from 1982 to 2005.
Mar 22 Nino Manfredi one of the most prominent Italian actors in the commedia all'italiana genre. He was also a film and stage director, a screenwriter, a playwright, a comedian, a singer, an author, a radio and television presenter and a voice actor. He won six David di Donatello awards, six Nastro d'Argento awards and the Prix de la première oeuvre at the 1971 Cannes Film Festival for Between Miracles. Tipically playing losers, emarginated, working-class characters yet "in possession of their dignity, morality, and underlying optimism", he was referred to as "one of the few truly complete actors in Italian cinema"
Mar 24 Vasily Smyslov a Soviet and Russian chess grandmaster, and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was a Candidate for the World Chess Championship on eight occasions. Smyslov twice tied for first at the Soviet Championship , and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record. In five European Team Championships, Smyslov won ten gold medals
Mar 25 Simone Signoret a French cinema actress often hailed as one of France's greatest film stars. She became the first French person to win an Academy Award, for her role in Room at the Top. In her lifetime she also received a César, three BAFTAs, an Emmy, Cannes Film Festival recognition, the Silver Bear for Best Actress awards and a Golden Globe nomination
Mar 28 Dirk Bogarde an English actor and writer.
Mar 28 Herschel Grynszpan a Polish-Jewish refugee, born in Germany. His assassination of the Nazi German diplomat Ernst vom Rath on 7 November 1938 in Paris provided the Nazis with the pretext for the Kristallnacht, the antisemitic pogrom of 9–10 November 1938. Grynszpan was seized by the Gestapo after the German invasion of France and brought to Germany

Top 7 most famous people died in March 1921

Mar 1 Nicholas I of Montenegro king of Montenegro, reigning as king from 1910 to 1918 and as prince from 1860 to 1910. He was also a poet, notably penning "Onamo, 'namo!", a popular song from Montenegro
Mar 8 Eduardo Dato e Iradier a Spanish political leader. He served three times as Spanish Prime Minister: from 27 October 1913 to 9 December 1915, from 11 June 1917 to 3 November 1917, and from 28 April 1920 until his death. Also he held eleven cabinet ministries, and was four times President of the Spanish Congress of Deputies
Mar 15 Talaat Pasha one of the triumvirate known as the Three Pashas that de facto ruled the Ottoman Empire during the First World War.
Mar 17 Nikolay Yegorovich Zhukovsky a Russian scientist and a founding father of modern aero- and hydrodynamics. Whereas contemporary scientists scoffed at the idea of human flight, Zhukovsky was the first to undertake the study of airflow
Mar 22 E. W. Hornung an English author and poet known for writing the J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th-century London. Hornung was educated at Uppingham School; as a result of poor health he left the school in December 1883 to travel to Sydney, where he stayed for two years. He drew on his Australian experiences as a background when he began writing, initially short stories and later novels
Mar 24 James Gibbons an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Richmond from 1872 to 1877, and as ninth Archbishop of Baltimore from 1877 until his death in 1921. Gibbons was elevated to the cardinalate in 1886, the second American to receive that distinction, after John McCloskey
Mar 29 John Burroughs an American naturalist and nature essayist, active in the U.S. conservation movement. The first of his essay collections was Wake-Robin in 1871