What Happened on November 20, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • First successful tank use in battle (Britain breaks through German lines) at Battle of Cambrai WWI
  • Ukrainian Republic declared

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Locke, South African golfer (d. 1987)
  • Max Georg Baumann, composer
  • Pam Henningen, [Cornelia CP Ingenegeren], Indonesian/Dutch dancer
  • Ram Gopal, Indies/English dancer (Blue Peter, Purple Plain)
  • Robert Byrd, US Senator (Democrat-WV, 1959-2010), majority leader and once the longest-serving Senator in history, born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 2010)