On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1920

Historical Events

  • League of Nations recognizes perpetual neutrality of Switzerland, allowing Switzerland to rejoin the League
  • National Negro Baseball League organizes

Famous Birthdays

  • Boudleaux Bryant, American country music and pop songwriter ("Love Hurts"; "Bye Bye Love"; "Wake Up Little Susie"), born in Shellman, Georgia (d. 1987)
  • Eileen Farrell, American soprano (I Got A Right To Sing The Blues; Metropolitan Opera, 1960-66) and film voice (Interrupted Melody), born in Willimantic, Connecticut (d. 2002)
1920 Highlights

About February 13, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius