What Happened on February 20, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • Evgeny Dragunov, Russian weapons designer (d. 1991)
  • Frankie Gustine, American Major baseball infielder (MLB All-Star 1946, 47, 48; Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Hoopeston, Illinois (d. 1991)
Born in 1920

Famous Deaths

  • Jacinta Marto, Portuguese saint and youngest witness of the Blessed Virgin Mary at F├ítima, dies in the flu epidemic at 9

Robert Peary (1856-1920)

American arctic explorer who claimed to have 1st reached geographic North Pole (Apr 6 1909), dies at 63


1920 Highlights

About February 20, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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