On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1920

Historical Events

  • 1st Pro football playoff game Buffalo-7, Canton-3 at Polo Grounds
  • CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: U of Toronto Blues win 4th title; beat Toronto Argonauts, 16-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeanne Manford, American gay rights activist, born in Flushing, New York (d. 2013)
  • Michael Bates, English actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton), born in Jhansi, British India (d.1978)
  • Nadir Afonso, Portuguese geometric abstractionist painter, born in Chaves, Portugal (d. 2013)
  • Ray Robinson, American magazine editor and biographer (Lou Gehrig), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
1920 Highlights

About December 4, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius