On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Inverness GC: Isle of Jersey native Ted Ray pars the 18th, giving him a 1-stroke win over runners-up Harry Vardon, Jock Hutchison, Leo Diegel & Jack Burke Sr

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Leo Diegel
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Leo Diegel

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Alfred Galbraith, English jazz trombonist, born in London (d. 1997)
  • Neville Brand, American soldier and actor (DOA, Love Me Tender), born in Griswold, Iowa (d. 1992)