What Happened on July 10, 1920

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Cleveland's future Baseball HOF outfielder Tris Speaker has his then record hitting streak of 11 stopped by Tom Zachary; Indians beat Washington Senators, 8-4 at Griffith Stadium

Famous Birthdays

David Brinkley (1920-2003)

American NBC news anchor (The Huntley-Brinkley Report), born in Wilmington, North Carolina

Owen Chamberlain (1920-2006)

American physicist (antiproton, Nobel-1959), born in San Francisco, California

Born in 1920

Famous Deaths

  • EugĂ©nie de Montijo, Emperor of France (1853-71), dies at 94
  • Jackie Fisher, British admiral (b. 1841)
  • John A "Jacky" Kilverston, adm/designer (dreadnought), dies at 79
1920 Highlights

About July 10, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer