What Happened on July 20, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • The government of Hungary issues a decree ordering Gypsies to end their nomadic ways, settle permanently in one place, and subject themselves to the same laws and taxes as other Hungarians.

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles David Ganao, Djambala, French Equatorial Africa, Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo (1996-1997), (d. 2012)
  • Jan Meyers, (Rep-R-Kansas, 1985- )
  • Pavel Kohout, Czech and Austrian writer (Poor Murderer) and dissident, born in Prague
  • Peter Ind, jazz musician

Famous Deaths

  • Kostas Karyotakis, Greek poet (b. 1896)