What Happened on January 7, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Five duly elected Socialist assemblymen are denied by the New York State Assembly

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Meltzer, anarchist
  • Aubrey Brabazon, jockey/trainer
  • Lionel Alexander Bethune [Alastair] Pilkington, British engineer/Industrialist (float glass), born in Calcutta, India (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)