What Happened on April 20, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium
  • Balfour Declaration recognized, makes Palestine a British Mandate
  • Big Show ends 2 year run on NBC radio
  • Phillies mgr Gravvy Cravath puts himself in as pinch hitter, his 3- run homer beats NY Giants 3-0
  • Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama & Mississippi

Famous Birthdays

  • John Paul Stevens, Illinois, 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- )
  • Ronald Speirs, WWII Veteran (d. 2007)