What Happened on July 12, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday

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, West Point New York, American artist
  • Keith Andes, American actor (Farmer's Daughter, Away All Boats), born in Ocean City, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Paul Foster, American singer (Soul Stirrers), born in Grand Cane, Louisiana (d. 1995)

Person of interestPierre Berton

Pierre Berton, Canadian author (War of 1812), born in Whitehorse, Yukon (d. 2004)