On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • The provisional government of Siberia's Maritime Province agrees to hand over parts of the strategic oil- and coal-rich Sakhalin Islands to Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Leona Helmsley, American real estate billionaire and convicted of federal income tax evasion, born in Marbletown, New York (d. 2007)
  • Norm Drucker, American basketball referee, born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)