What Happened on June 5, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st rivet driven on Bank of Italy headquarters at 1 Powell in San Francisco (later Bank of America)
  • A's VP Thomas Shibe denies charges that baseballs are livelier

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelius Ryan, US historian/writer (Italians: Face of a Nation)
  • Kurt Edelhagen, West German jazz pianist (Klimbim)
  • Marion Motley, AAFC, NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh)

Famous Deaths

  • Rhoda Broughton, Welsh author (b. 1840)