What Happened on June 12, 1920

Historical Events

Belmont Stakes

52nd Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins by massive 20 lengths in world record 2:14.2

  • Farmer Labor Party organized (Chicago)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Berg, American cartoonist (The Lighter Side of...), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • James "Jim" Siedow, American actor (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), born in Cheyenne, Wyoming (d. 2003)
  • Peter Jones, British actor (Chariots of Fire; From a Bird's Eye View), born in Wem, Shropshire, England (d. 2000)
  • William Woodward Jr., American businessman and horse breeder (Hanover National Bank), born in Oyster Bay, New York (d. 1955)
Born in 1920

About June 12, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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