On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Belgium starts paying old age pensions
  • Detroit radio station is 1st to broadcast a news program on the air

Famous Birthdays

  • James Lanphier, American actor (Flight of Lost Balloon), born in Hempstead, New York (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist, psychologist and philosopher, dies at 88