On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1920

Historical Events

  • 1st Black baseball league, National Negro Baseball League, organizes
  • Amsterdam actors decide to strike for retirement benefits

Famous Birthdays

  • Rosalie Crutchley, British actress (Armchair Theatre: Black Limelight, Four Weddings and a Funeral), born in London, England (d. 1997)
  • William Egan Colby, CIA director (Nixon)

Famous Deaths

  • Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (Episodios Nacionales), dies at 76
1920 Highlights

About January 4, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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