On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1910

Historical Events

  • Revolution breaks out in Mexico, led by Francisco I. Madero

Famous Birthdays

  • Pauli Murray, African American poet and civil rights activist, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1985)
  • Willem Jacob van Stockum, Dutch physicist and mathematician, born in Hattem, Netherlands (d. 1944)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestLeo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy [Lev Nikolayevich], Russian novelist (Anna Karenina, War & Peace), dies of pneumonia at 82

Novelist Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy
1910 Highlights

About November 20, 1910

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio