On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1920

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tris Speaker is stopped at 11 consecutive hits by Tom Zachary

Baseball Player Tris Speaker
Baseball Player
Tris Speaker

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDavid Brinkley

David Brinkley, American NBC news anchor (Huntley-Brinkley), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 2003)

NBC News Anchor and Journalist David Brinkley
NBC News Anchor and Journalist
David Brinkley
  • Owen Chamberlain, American physicist (antiproton, Nobel-1959), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2006)

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? 100 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer