On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1920

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Maderna, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21], born in Venice, Italy
  • Christopher Dark [Alfred Francis DeLeo], American actor, (World Without End, The Time Tunnel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • Edmund Adamkiewicz, German footballer (d. 1991)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
British Prime Minister
Harold Macmillan

1920 Highlights

About April 21, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus