What Happened on January 12, 1920

Historical Events

  • Annual drafting of baseball players from minor leagues to be done in inverse order of the final standings, agreed to

Famous Birthdays

  • James Farmer, American civil rights leader, born in Marshall, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Prof Jerzy Zubrzycki, Polish-born Australian sociologist, born in Krak√≥w, Poland (d. 2009)
1920 Highlights

About January 12, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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