On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Gunnar de Frumerie, Swedish pianist and composer (Circulus Quintus), born in Nacka, Sweden (d. 1987)

Mad Dog Coll

[Vincent] Mad Dog Coll, Irish-American mob hitman, born in Gweedore, Ireland (d. 1932)

Famous Deaths

  • Demetrius Vikelas, Greek businessman and writer (first President International Olympic Committee 1894-1896), dies at 73
  • Federico Chueca, Spanish composer, dies at 62
1908 Highlights

About July 20, 1908

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer