On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 15th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in Auckland (5-0)
  • China joins the League of Nations
  • Gen Amos Fries appointed 1st US army chemical warfare chief
  • Ruth sets season home run record with 30 en route to 54

Famous Birthdays

  • Anwar Hussain, Pakistani cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53), born in Lahore, British India (d. 2002)