October 20, 1904 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Bolivia and Chile sign a treaty ending the War of the Pacific; ecognizing Chile's possession of the coast, providing for construction of a railway linking La Paz, Bolivia, to Arica on the coast

Birthdays in History

  • Tommy Clement Douglas, Canadian politician (d. 1986)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Tommy Douglas, Canadian politician (Father of Medicare), born in Falkirk, Scotland (d. 1986)

Father of Medicare Tommy Douglas
Father of Medicare
Tommy Douglas