December 13, 1920 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Francis G. Pease's interferometer at Mount Wilson Observatory is the first to measure the diameter of a star - the Betelgeuse
  • League of nations establishes International Court of Justice in The Hague
  • Netherland breaks contact with Kingdom of Serbia, Croatia & Slavia

Birthdays in History

  • George P. Schultz, economist and US Secretary of State (1982-89), born in New York City
  • Kaysone Phomvihane, President of Laos (Pathet Lao) (1991-92), born in Na Seng village, Khanthabouli district (d. 1992)