On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1920

Historical Events

  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Auckland, NZ: Bill Johnson & Bill Tilden (US) beat Norman Brookes & Gerald Patterson (Australasia) 6-4, 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 for an unassailable 3-0 lead; ends 5-0
  • Roy Park makes 1st-ball duck in only Test Cricket inn, v Eng at MCG

Famous Birthdays

  • Rex Allen, American actor and singer-songwriter known as the "the Arizona Cowboy" (Dr Baxter-Frontier Doctor), born in Willcox, Arizona (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 43
1920 Highlights

About December 31, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn