On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1920

Historical Events

  • Alexandre Millerand forms French government

Famous Birthdays

  • Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Peruvian diplomat, 5th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1982-91) and Prime Minister of Peru (2000-01), born in Lima
  • Luciano Chailly, Italian opera composer (L'Idiota) and artistic director (La Scala), born in Ferrara, Italy (d. 2002)
1920 Highlights

About January 19, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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