What Happened on July 19, 1920

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Babe Ruth hits his 30th home run of the 1920 baseball season, breaking his own single-season record. He would attain 54 throughout the season, before breaking that record the next year.

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Christiani, West Indian cricket batsman (22 Tests, 1 x 100, 4 x 50, HS 107; British Guiana), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 2005)
  • Robert Mann, American composer and violinist (String Quartet 1952), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2018)
Born in 1920
1920 Highlights

About July 19, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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