On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • Selma Diamond, Canadian-American comedy writer (Your Show Of Shows), and actress (Night Court, 1984-85 - "Selma"), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1985)
  • Sonny Montgomery, American politician (Rep-D-Mississippi, 1967-97), born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 2006)
1920 Highlights

About August 5, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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