What Happened on July 12, 1920

Historical Events

  • Lithuania and USSR sign peace treaty, Lithuania becomes independent republic

Famous Birthdays

  • Beah Richards, American actress, poet, playwright and author (Roots, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 2000)
  • HonorĂ© Desmond Sharrer, American artist (Tribute to the American Working People), born in West Point, New York (d. 2009)
  • Keith Andes, American actor (Farmer's Daughter, Away All Boats), born in Ocean City, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Paul Foster, American gospel singer (The Soul Stirrers), born in Grand Cane, Louisiana (d. 1995)

Pierre BertonPierre Berton (1920-2004)

Canadian author (War of 1812), born in Whitehorse, Yukon

Born in 1920
1920 Highlights

About July 12, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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