What Happened on August 20, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect
  • Wash Senator Carl Cushion no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0 in 6 innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Kapleau, founder (Rochester Zen Center in New Haven)

Famous Deaths

  • William Booth, English minister/founder (Leader des Heils), dies