What Happened on April 21, 1920

Historical Events

  • John Galsworthy's "Skin Game" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Maderna, Italian conductor, and avant garde composer (Quadrivium; Satyricon), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1973)
  • Christopher Dark [Alfred Francis DeLeo], American character actor, (World Without End; The Time Tunnel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • Edmund Adamkiewicz, German soccer forward (2 caps; Hamburger SV, Eintracht Frankfurt), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1991)
Born in 1920

Famous Weddings

Harold Macmillan

Future UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan (26) weds daughter of the 9th Duke of Devonshire Dorothy Evelyn Cavendish (19) at St. Margaret's, Westminster

Famous Deaths

  • Maria Stanford, American pioneering educator and professor, dies at 83
1920 Highlights

About April 21, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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