King George V 1921 Farthing

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What Happened in 1921?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt is seized by polio
  • Klu Klux Klan violence throughout southern US
  • Oil is discovered at Signal Hill, near Long Beach. California soon becomes the leading oil producing state in the union.
  • D.H. Lawrence publishes Women in Love.
  • Reparations Commission fixes German liability at 132 billion gold marks
  • Stanley Baldwin enters Great Britian cabinet as president of the Board of Trade.
  • The Imperial Bank formed in India by the merger of the three presidency banks. Some of the relevant recommendations of the Chamberlain Report of 1913 are partly and belatedly put into effect.
  • The B-C-G tuberculosis vaccine is developed and tested by Albert Calmete and Camille Guerin in France.
  • U.S. biologist Thomas Hunt Morgan first forwards theory that chromosomes carry hereditary information.