On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1894

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • George Delacorte, American philanthropist and publisher (Dell Books), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • Lloyd Hall, African-American chemist and pioneer in food chemistry (science of food preservation), born in Elgin, Illinois (d. 1971)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Basketball inventor James Naismith (32) weds Maude Evelyn Sherman (23) in Springfield, Massachusetts

Basketball Inventor James Naismith
Basketball Inventor
James Naismith