What Happened on June 11, 1920

Historical Events

Historic Event

Republicans nominate Warren G. Harding for US president

Famous Birthdays

  • Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, King of Nepal (1955-72), born in Narayanhity Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Kingdom of Nepal (d. 1972)
  • Hazel Scott, Trinidadian singer and pianist, born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1981)
  • Irving Howe, American writer and critic (World of Our Fathers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Robert Hutton [Winne], American actor (Torture Garden, Rocket), born in Kingston, New York (d. 1994)
  • Shelly Manne, American 'West Coast' jazz and session drummer, percussionist, composer, and bandleader, born in New York City (d. 1984)
1920 Highlights

About June 11, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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