On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • Bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • Donald Beard, New Zealand cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the 1950's), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand (d. 1982)
  • George Herman, American journalist (CBS-TV), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (Co-Founder of Dodge Brothers Company), dies at 55
1920 Highlights

About January 14, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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