On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Alby Roberts, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 7 wickets; Canterbury, Otago), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1978)
  • AndrĂ© Morell [Cecil AndrĂ© Mesritz], British actor (Ben-Hur, The Message, Hound of the Baskervilles), born in London, England (d. 1978)
1909 Highlights

About August 20, 1909

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo