On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Brubeck, American jazz pianist ("Take Five") and composer (Gates of Justice), born in Concord, California (d. 2012)
  • George Porter, British chemist (Nobel 1967), born in Stainforth, South Yorkshire, England (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Kovaƙovic, Czech composer, dies at 57
1920 Highlights

About December 6, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years
Leap Year: Yes

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