What Happened on August 20, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st US commercial radio station, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit begins daily broadcasting
  • Allen Woodring wins Oympic 200 m dash wearing borrowed shoes
  • Israel publishes its first medical journal "Ha-Refuah"
  • Preliminary meeting in Akron to form American Pro Football League
  • Red Sox-Indians game postponed in Boston to allow Indian players to attend Ray Chapman's funeral in Cleveland