What Happened on August 25, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey)
  • Russia suffers a final decisive defeat in the Battle of Warsaw against Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • Jef Diederen, Dutch painter, born in Heerlen, Netherlands (d. 2009)
  • Leonard Gaskin, American jazz bassist (Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis), born in New York City (d. 2009)