On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • John William Farr, bank robber (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Kees Scherer, Dutch photographer (World Press Photo), born in Amsterdam (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • John Conrad Nordqvist, Swedish composer, dies at 80
1920 Highlights

About April 16, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries