On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Moulton, English engineer and bicycle designer (folding bicycle), born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England (d. 2012)
  • Art Van Damme, American jazz accordionist (Chicago Jazz), born in Norway, Michigan (d. 2010)
  • David Walker, Professor of Law (Glasgow University)
  • F Don Miller, Boxing coach (Olympic-1956), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • William Raynor, American screenwriter (Gomer Pyle; Get Smart; McDuff, The Talking Dog; Dukes of Hazzard), born in Queens, New York (d. 1994)
1920 Highlights

About April 9, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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