On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1910

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators outclass Edmonton HC, 13-7 for a 2-0 sweep of challenge series

Famous Birthdays

  • Abram Hill, African-American playwright & author (American Negro Theater), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1986)
  • Ennio Porrino, Italian composer, born in Cagliari, Italy (d. 1959)

Person of interestJoy Adamson

Joy Adamson [Friederike Viktoria Gessner], Austrian naturalist and author (Born Free), born in Troppau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)

Naturalist and Author Joy Adamson
Naturalist and Author
Joy Adamson
  • Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician, born in Kiel, Germany (d. 1980)
  • Nina Verchinina, Russian-Brazilian dancer & choreographer, born in Russia (d. 1995)