On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1919

Historical Events

  • Booth Tarkington's "Clarence," premieres in NYC

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Legendary baseball slugger Babe Ruth ties Ned Williamson's MLB mark of 27 home runs with a 9th inning blast in Boston Red Sox 4-3 win against Chicago WS

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Engineers CC: Defending champion Jim Barnes defeats Fred McLeod, 6 & 5 in the final

Pioneering Golfer Jim Barnes
Pioneering Golfer
Jim Barnes

1919 Highlights

About September 20, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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