The Rotary Club of San Marcos is 100 years old on December 1, 2021.  Here are some events that happened back in 1921:
  • President Warren G. Harding becomes President, replacing Woodrow Wilson.
  • Calvin Cooledge becomes Vice President.
  • The U.S. declares an end to a State of War with Germany, Austria, and Hungary (WWI)
  • The Tomb of the Unknown (soldiers) is dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Babe Ruth hit his 138th home run, setting a new home run record.
  • The first World Series broadcast in made on KDKA, Pittsburgh.
  • The first religious broadcast is made over KDKA, Pittsburgh.
  • President Franklin Roosevelt is struck by paralytic polio. 
  • Coco Chanel introduces Chanel  No. 5.
  • The first Lowes store opens, in North Carolina.
  • The U.S. is in its 2nd year of national alcohol prohibition.
  • Iowa becomes the first state to impose a cigarette tax.
  • Adolf Hitler becomes chair of the Nazi Party.
  • William Howard Taft is sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, the only person to be President and Chief Justice.
  • The Tulsa Race Massacre occurs in Tulsa, OK.
  • The Irish Republic is created, and the Irish War of Independence begins, pitting Catholic versus Protestant Ireland.
  • Torrential rain in Texas left 5 to 9 feet of rain standing in San Antonio. Hundreds of people died. Rain totals varied from 24 to 36 inches in 35 hours.
  • THE ROTARY CLUB OF SAN MARCOS, TEXAS, WAS CHARTERED BY ROTARY INTERNATIONAL.
 
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