On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1902

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Marie and Pierre Curie isolate the radioactive compound radium chloride

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Wolfit, British actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Becket, Accursed), born in New Balderton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1968)
  • Veselin Stoyanov, Bulgarian composer, born in Shumen, Bulgaria (d. 1969)