On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

USANo Babies Please!

US Post Office says children cannot not be sent by parcel post (after various instances)
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Children "mailed" by their parents because it was cheaper to mail them - if a child came in under the 50 pound parcel weight limit, than other ways to travel

Famous Birthdays

  • Eiji Okada, Japanese actor (Hiroshima mon amour, The Ugly American), born in Chiba, Japan (d. 1995)
  • Knut Nordahl, Swedish soccer player (Olympic gold 1948), born in Hörnefors, Sweden (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Essad Pasja, Albanian military man/minister, murdered at the Versailles Peace Conference