On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday

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)
  • Cornelie Coposu, politician
  • John McIntyre, theologian
  • Owen Chadwick, English historian, priest and university chancellor, born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • Trebisonda Valla, Italian athlete (d. 2006)