What Happened on August 2, 1920

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Scott, American voice actor, producer and writer (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1985)
  • 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 movie stunt pilot (The Great Air Robbery), dies at 28
1920 Highlights

About August 2, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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