On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1920

Historical Events

  • 1st woman US Civil Service Commissioner, Helen Hamilton appointed

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Cheysson, French politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Paris (d. 2012)
  • John LaPorta, American jazz clarinetist and composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • Ken Nordine, American voice-over and recording artist (World Jazz), born in Cherokee, Iowa (d. 2019)
  • Liam Cosgrave, Irish politician (Fine Gael Party), born in Castleknock, Dublin (d. 2017)
  • Roberto Calvi, Italian banker and director (Banco Ambrosiano), born in Milan, Italy (d. 1982)
1920 Highlights

About April 13, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries