On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1920

Historical Events

End of the Ottoman Empire

Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets in Ankara, under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Yarrow, British businessman, CEO (Clydesdale Bank), born in Frensham, Surrey
  • Louis Barron, American composer (electronic music), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1989)
1920 Highlights

About April 23, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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