What Happened on December 13, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Francis G. Pease's interferometer at Mount Wilson Observatory is the first to measure the diameter of a star - the Betelgeuse
  • League of nations establishes International Court of Justice in The Hague
  • Netherland breaks contact with Kingdom of Serbia, Croatia & Slavia

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Taylor, actor (Father's Little Dividend), born in Freeport, Pennsylvania
  • Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Signifier & the Signified)
  • George P. Schultz, economist and US Secretary of State (1982-89), born in New York City
  • Kaysone Phomvihane, President of Laos (Pathet Lao) (1991-92), born in Na Seng village, Khanthabouli district (d. 1992)