On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1920

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 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)
1920 Highlights

About July 4, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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