On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1920

Historical Events

  • American diver Louis Kuehn leads a US medal sweep in the men's 3m springboard event at the Antwerp Olympics; teammates Clarence Pinkston & Louis Balbach take the minor medals

Famous Birthdays

  • James Molyneaux [Baron Molyneaux of Killead], MP (Ulster unionist), born in Killead, Ireland (d. 2015)
1920 Highlights

About August 27, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo