On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1920

Historical Events

  • The British Government ends military conscription

Famous Birthdays

  • Duncan Hamilton, Irish racing driver, born in Cork, Ireland (d. 1994)
  • Leen 't Hart, Dutch organist and composer, born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Tom Moore, English Captain knighted for raising £32 million for the NHS, born in Keighley, England (d. 2021)
1920 Highlights

About April 30, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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