On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1920

Historical Events

  • 1st Ukrainian daily newspaper in US (NYC) begins publication
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity incorporates at Howard University

NHL Record

Quebec Bulldogs center Joe Malone sets NHL record with 7 goals in a 10-6 win against Toronto St. Patricks at the Quebec Arena


Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Williams MBE, English soccer goalkeeper (24 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 381 games), born in Bradley, Staffordshire (d. 2014)
  • Robert Hersant, press baron
  • Stewart L. Udall, US Secretary of Interior (1961-69), born in St Johns, Arizona
1920 Highlights

About January 31, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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