On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1920

Historical Events

  • British East Africa renamed Kenya and becomes a British crown colony

Famous Birthdays

  • Am├ília Rodrigues, Portuguese fado singer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1999)
  • Marcel Maeyer, Belgian sculptor and graphic artist, born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Conrad Kohrs, German-born cattle rancher in Montana, dies at 84
1920 Highlights

About July 23, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 102 years and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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