What Happened on January 26, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Amadeo Modigliani's fiancĂ© Jeanne HĂ©buterne jumps out of a window a day after the artist's funeral killing herself and her unborn child
  • Former Ford Motor Co. executive Henry Leland launches the Lincoln Motor Company which he later sold to his former employer

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Bond, actor (Nicholas Nickelby), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • John Logan Gorlay, journalist

Famous Deaths

  • Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered