On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1920

Famous Birthdays

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar [Chowdhury], Bengali Brahmin sitar master and Indian classical music composer (West Meets East; Concert for Bangladesh), born in Benares, British, India (d. 2012)

  • Terence Armstrong, British polar geographer (d. 1996)

Famous Weddings

Jimmie Rodgers

Country singer Jimmie Rodgers (22) weds Carrie Williamson

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Binding, German jurist (b. 1841)
1920 Highlights

About April 7, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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