___Bike Racing Timeline

 
  Timeline: 1921  
 
 
By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed
Historian
 
Date Race Winner Distance
March 13, 1921 Tour of Flanders Rene Vermandel (Bel) 262 km
March 27, 1921 Paris-Roubaix Henri Pelissier (Fra) 263 km
April 3, 1921 Milan-San Remo Constante Girardengo (Ita) 286.5 km
May 29, 1921 Liege-Bastogne-Liege Louis Mottiat (Bel) 209 km
May 25-Jun 12, 1921 Giro d'Italia Giovanni Brunero (Ita) 10 Stages, 3,101 km
Jun 26-Jul 24, 1921 Tour de France Leon Scieur (Bel) 15 Stages, 5,485 km
November 10, 1921 Giro di Lombardia Constante Girardengo (Ita) Milan-Milan, 261 km
  • March 30, 1921- Mongolia declared its independence from China in 1921.
  • USA- Shoemaker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were convicted of armed robbery and murder. The Italian born anarchists were executed in 1927. Their execution sparked worldwide protests.
  • China- 1921, the communist party was founded in China.
  • Russia- Famine struck Russia.
  • Irish Free State- In London, December 6, 1921, British and Irish representatives signed the “Irish Free State Treaty.” The agreement separated 26 of Ireland’s 32 counties from the United Kingdom. January 15, 1922, Michael Collins became the first Prime Minister.

Notable Deaths-
Enrico Caruso, 1873-1921,
the powerful range and natural beauty of his voice made him one of the greatest operatic tenors of all times.

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