On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1920

Historical Events

  • Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Sydney: Englishman Algernon Kingscote beats Eric Pockley of Australia 6-4, 6-0, 6-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Saddler, American choreographer & dancer (Holiday Hotel), born in Van Nuys, California (d. 2014)
  • Jerry Maren [Gerard Marenghi], American actor (The Wizard of Oz; Mayor McCheese), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)
  • Jimmy Forrest, American jazz saxophonist (Night Train), born In St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)
1920 Highlights

About January 24, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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