On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Victory in BattleEnd of World War I

In order to secure an armistice, Germany agrees to further concessions
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This painting depicts the signing of the armistice which ended World War I in Compiegne, France
This painting depicts the signing of the armistice which ended World War I in Compiegne, France

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Diffring [Alfred Pollack], German character actor (Assignment Vienna), born in Koblenz, Germany (d. 1989)
  • Robert Lochner, German journalist (d. 2003)