On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Marcus Garvey presents his "Back To Africa" program in NYC

Black Nationalist Marcus Garvey
Black Nationalist
Marcus Garvey

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Pauwels, French writer and editor, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1997)
  • Theo Marcuse, American character actor (Mara of Wilderness), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • Ormer Locklear, American stunt pilot (b. 1891)