What Happened on August 8, 1920

Historical Events

  • Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Cook, American foreign Correspondent (The New York Herald Tribune), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 1995)
  • Jimmy Witherspoon, American jump blues singer ("Ain't Nobody's Business"), born in Gurdon, Arkansas (d. 1997)
  • Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (d. 2006)
Born in 1920
1920 Highlights

About August 8, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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