On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1920

Historical Events

  • The Netherlands and Venezuela recover diplomatic relations
  • Yugoslav government bans communist party

Famous Birthdays

  • Syd Dernley, British hangman (1949-54), born in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire (d. 1994)
  • Viveca Lindfors, Swedish actress (Way We Were, Life Goes On), born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1995)
1920 Highlights

About December 29, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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