On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • Issachar Miron, Israeli composer, born in Kutno, Poland (d. 2015)
  • Mary Louise Hancock, American politician and activist, born in Franklin, New Hampshire (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings

Joachim von Ribbentrop

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop (27) weds Anna Elisabeth Henkell

Famous Deaths

  • John Shuter, cricketer (scored 28 in only Test for England 1888), dies
  • Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor, dies at 63
1920 Highlights

About July 5, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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