On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1911

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Helen Hayes Theater (Folies Bergere) opens at 210W 46th St, NYC

Historic Event

Norwegian Roald Amundsen sets out a race to the South Pole


Famous Birthdays

  • Will Rogers Jr, American politician (D-Representative 1943-44) writer, political commentator, and actor (Down to Earth), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
1911 Highlights

About October 20, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra