On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1919

Historical Events

  • Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for .505 average)

Famous Deaths

  • Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicket-keeper (8 Tests 1890-93) and Scottish rugby union player, dies at 49
1919 Highlights

About August 20, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo