What Happened on December 17, 1920

Historical Events

  • AL votes to let spitball pitchers to continue using it
  • British Empire receives League of Nations mandate over Nauru
  • Japan receives League of Nations mandate over Pacific islands
  • South Africa receives League of Nations mandate over SW Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth E. Iverson, Canadian computer scientist (d. 2004)
1920 Highlights

About December 17, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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