On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1920

Historical Events

  • Inauguration of the League of Nations held in Paris
  • Montreal's Newsy Lalonde scores 6 goals as Canadiens beat Toronto St. Patricks, 14-7 at Mount Royal Arena, Montreal; combined 21 goals an NHL record
  • Silver reaches record $1.37 an ounce

Famous Birthdays

  • Georges Marchal, French actor (Evil Eden, Gina, Milky Way, La mort en ce jardin), born in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France (d. 1997)
  • Max Patkin, American baseball player & clown, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
1920 Highlights

About January 10, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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