January 20, 1921 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • British submarine HMS K5 (which was unusually equipped with steam turbines) sank with 57 crew during exercises in the Bay of Biscay
  • Dagestan ASSR forms in RSFSR
  • Mountain Autonomous Republic established in RSFSR
  • Republic of Turkey declared in remnants of Ottoman Empire

Birthdays in History

  • Bernt Engelmann, Germany, writer