What Happened on May 20, 1916

Historical Events

  • Codell, Kansas hit by tornado (also on same date in 1917 & 1918)
  • Saturday Evening Post cover features Norman Rockwell painting

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Petrovich Maresiev, Russian flying ace (d. 2001)
  • John McIntyre, theologian
  • Owen Chadwick, English historian, priest and university chancellor, born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • Trebisonda Valla, Italian athlete (d. 2006)
1916 Highlights

About May 20, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus