On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1920

Historical Events

  • Five duly elected Socialist assemblymen are denied by the New York State Assembly

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Meltzer, anarchist
  • Aubrey Brabazon, jockey/trainer
  • Lionel Alexander Bethune [Alastair] Pilkington, British engineer/Industrialist (float glass), born in Calcutta, India (d. 1995)
  • Vincent Gardenia, Italian-American actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Moonstruck, Little Shop of Horrors), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (1901-03), dies at 70
1920 Highlights

About January 7, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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