What Happened on January 16, 1920

Prohibition and The Rise of Al Capone

Historical Events

  • 1st assembly of the League of Nations is held in Paris
  • Georgia declares independence
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated is founded at Howard University
1920 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Edgeworth Blair "Elliott" Reid, American actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
Born in 1920

Famous Deaths

  • Reginald De Koven, American composer, dies at 60

About January 16, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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