On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1920

Historical Events

  • New Canadian small cent coin is released
  • Sacco & Vanzetti Trial: paymaster shot and killed along with his guard

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard von Weizsacker, German politician and 1st president of reunited Germany (1990-94), born in Stuttgart (d. 2015)
  • Thomas Szasz, Hungarian-American psychiatrist (The Myth of Mental Illness, The Manufacture of Madness), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2012)
1920 Highlights

About April 15, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries