What Happened on August 1, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Papendrecht soccer team forms
  • Peace of Riga-Independence of Latvia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright
  • Maria Cole, American jazz singer and wife of Nat King Cole, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Sammy Lee, American doctor and platform diver, 1st Asian American to win Olympic Gold (1948, 52), born in Fresno, California (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak, early Indian nationalist leader, dies at 64