On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in NYC

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

Famous Birthdays

  • Albertus Louis Meintser, Dutch office clerk and resistance fighter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1944)
  • Clark Terry, American jazz trumpeter, born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • George Gipp, American football player (b. 1895)