What Happened on May 20, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Turkish government authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa

Famous Birthdays

  • Bergur Sigurbj√∂rnsson, Icelandic politician (d. 2005)
  • Enyss Djemil, composer
  • Guy Favreau, French Canadian lawyer (d. 1967)
  • Richard Cobb, British historian, born in Frinton-on-Sea (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Philipp von Ferrary, Italian philatelist (b. 1850)
  • Valentine Fleming, Scottish politician (b. 1887)