What Happened on July 20, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • A convention of the Methodist Church votes to allow women to become priests.

Famous Birthdays

  • Lola Albright, American actress
  • Patricia Cutts, English actress (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Dzerzhinsky [Iron Felix, Bloody Felix], Soviet statesman, established and developed Soviet secret police (Cheka, forerunner to the KGB), dies at 48