What Happened on October 20, 1911

Historical Events

Film & TV History

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

Event of Interest

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)
Born in 1911

About October 20, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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