On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1889

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Music releaseTheater Premiere

Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Vor Sonnenaufgang" premieres in Berlin

Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret Dumont, American actress and Marx Brothers' comic foil (Day at the Races), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1965)