On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • John Charles Reith, 1st Baron Reith, British broadcasting executive and 1st director-general of BBC (1927-38), born in Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland (d. 1971)
1889 Highlights

About July 20, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 132 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer