On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1920

Historical Events

Sports History

Tris Speaker is stopped at 11 consecutive hits by Tom Zachary

Famous Birthdays

David Brinkley

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

  • 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? 101 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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