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* 1921 – Jack Kramer, American tennis player ( d. 2009 )
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( Rossum's Universal Robots ) ( 1921 ) – the play that introduced the word robot to the world – were organic artificial humans, the word " robot " has come to primarily refer to mechanical humans, animals, and other beings.
* 1921 – Black Friday: mine owners announce more wage and price cuts, leading to the threat of a strike all across England.
* 1921 – The British install the son of Sharif Hussein bin Ali ( leader of the Arab Revolt of 1916 against the Ottoman Empire ) as King Faisal I of Iraq.
They won the first eight matches in succession including a 5 – 0 whitewash in 1920 – 1921 at the hands of Warwick Armstrong's team.
The most important Canadian theorist was an American immigrant, Henry Wise Wood, president of the United Farmers of Alberta ( UFA ) during that movement's time as the governing party of the province ( 1921 – 1935 ).
* 1921 – Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis confirms the ban of the eight Chicago Black Sox, the day after they were acquitted by a Chicago court.
The second generation was led by Fernand Braudel ( 1902 – 1985 ) and included Georges Duby ( 1919 – 1996 ), Pierre Goubert ( 1915 – 2012 ), Robert Mandrou ( 1921 – 1984 ), Pierre Chaunu ( 1923 – 2009 ), Jacques Le Goff ( 1924 – ) and Ernest Labrousse ( 1895 – 1988 ).
1921 and Jack
Carpentier's attempt at the heavyweight Championship of the world came on July 2, 1921, again in Jersey City, when he faced Jack Dempsey in front of boxing's first million dollar gate ( equivalent to approximately $ in today's funds ).
Beginning in 1921 and continuing throughout the rest of their lives, he and one-time opponent Jack Dempsey would remain close friends, visiting back and forth in New York and Paris, getting together to commemorate anniversary of their famous bout and exchanging birthday greetings.
Jack Cox, an oil equipment executive from Houston and the 1962 Republican gubernatorial nominee, was born in Stephens County in 1921.
* Another San Saba County historical marker honors the Texas state District Judge Jack B. Miller ( October 21, 1921 — February 15, 1991 ).
The original sanctioning body of professional boxing, the World Boxing Association can be traced back to the original National Boxing Association, organized in 1921 ; the first bout recognized by the organization being the Jack Dempsey-Georges Carpentier Heavyweight Championship bout in New Jersey, USA.
The area inspired Douglas Furber ( lyricist ) and Philip Braham ( composer ) in 1921 to write the popular jazz standard Limehouse Blues, which was introduced by Jack Buchanan and Gertrude Lawrence in the musical revue " A to Z ".
Busy with films, tours and vaudeville, ( including an appearance at the London Pavilion in 1921 as Mr. St. Louis in Fun of the Fayre and the next year in Phi-Phi ), he did not return to Broadway until 1923, with the musical Jack and Jill ( Globe Theatre ) which had 92 performances between March 22, 1923, and June 9, 1923, and Lynn Starling's comic play Meet the Wife which opened on November 26, 1923, and ran into the summer of 1924, closing in August.
Jack Joseph Valenti ( September 5, 1921 – April 26, 2007 ) was a longtime president of the Motion Picture Association of America.
His superiors again ignored him but he contributed to the rising postwar radio boom by helping arrange for the broadcast of a heavyweight boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Georges Carpentier in July 1921.
Her mother, Dorothy Deanne ( née Keaton ; 1921 – 2008 ), was a homemaker and amateur photographer ; her father, Jack Newton Ignatius Hall ( 1921 – 1990 ), was a real estate broker and civil engineer.
In 1921, the Aluminium Corporation at Dolgarrog in the Conwy Valley bought for £ 40, 000 (£ as of ), a controlling interest in the FR and Henry Jack became Chairman, the FR company's financial administration moving to Dolgarrog.
Baker made the following G & S recordings with HMV: 1917 The Mikado ( Ko-Ko, Pish-Tush ( part ), and Pooh-Bah ( part )), 1919 The Gondoliers ( Antonio, Don Alhambra ( part ), Duke of Plaza-Toro and Giuseppe ); 1920 The Yeomen of the Guard ( Jack Point and Sergeant Meryll ( part )); 1920 The Pirates of Penzance ( Major-General Stanley ); 1921 Patience ( Bunthorne and Major ); and 1922 Iolanthe ( Lord Chancellor ).
The complete list: Doc Ayers ( played through 1921 ); Ray Caldwell ( 1921 ); Stan Coveleski ( 1928 ); Bill Doak ( 1929 ); Phil Douglas ( 1922 ); Red Faber ( 1933 ); Dana Fillingim ( 1925 ); Ray Fisher ( 1920 ); Marv Goodwin ( 1925 ); Dutch Leonard ( 1925 ); Clarence Mitchell ( 1932 ); Jack Quinn ( 1933 ); Allen Russell ( 1925 ); Dick Rudolph ( 1927 ); Urban Shocker ( 1928 ); and Allen Sothoron ( 1926 ).
* 12 October – Georges Carpentier wins the World Light Heavyweight Championship after he knocks out Battling Levinsky in the 4th round at Jersey City, his victory setting up the first " million dollar gate " when he fights Jack Dempsey in 1921.
In the 1921 English season, Australia emphasises the post-war superiority that it owes, in particular, to the pace duo of Jack Gregory and Ted McDonald.
* Animators: all of the directors, plus Raoul Barré ( 1915 ), Johnny B. Gruelle ( 1917 ), Jack King ( 1920 – 1921 ), Isadore Klein ( 1920 – 1921 ), Leon A. Searl ( 1920 – 1921 ), Bert Green ( 1920 – 1921 ), Edward Grinham ( 1920 – 1921 ), Ben Sharpsteen ( 1920 – 1921 ), Will Powers ( 1920 – 1921 ), Walter Lantz ( 1920 – 1921 ), David Hand ( 1925 – 1927 ), Ving Fuller ( 1925 – 26 ), Frank Paiker ( c. 1924 )