What Happened on January 26, 1920

Historical Events

  • Amedeo Modigliani's fiancĂ© Jeanne HĂ©buterne jumps out of a window a day after the artist's funeral killing herself and her unborn child
  • American Henry Leland's military engine manufacturing company, the Lincoln Motor Company reorganizes as an automobile manufacturer; he sells the struggling company to the Ford Motor Company in 1922yer

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Bond, British actor (Nicholas Nickelby, Armchair Theatre), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2006)
  • John Logan Gorlay, British journalist and editor (d. 1994)
Born in 1920

About January 26, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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