What Happened on April 20, 1920

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Balfour Declaration recognized, makes Palestine a British Mandate

  • Big Show ends 2 year run on NBC radio
  • Phillies manager Gravvy Cravath puts himself in as pinch hitter, his 3- run homer beats NY Giants 3-0
  • Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama & Mississippi
1920 History

Famous Birthdays

  • John Paul Stevens, American lawyer and 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975-2010), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2019)
  • Ronald Speirs, American Army officer (CO of Easy Company), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2007)
Born in 1920

About April 20, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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