On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1920

Historical Events

  • LONGA soccer team forms in Tilburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmen McRae (Clark), US jazz singer/pianist (Dream of Life)
  • Erik Pausin, Austrian figure skating pairs (Olympic silver 1936)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Tomlinson Griffes, American composer (White Peacock), dies of influenza at 35
1920 Highlights

About April 8, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries