On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 6th Rose Bowl: Harvard beats Oregon 7-6
  • The Belorussian Communist Organisation is founded as a separate party.

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Peacock, English writer (Thursday is Missing), born in Liverpool (d. 1996)
  • Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57