On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1920

Historical Events


USANo Babies Please!

US Post Office says children cannot be sent by parcel post (after various instances)

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Children
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
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Famous Birthdays

  • Eiji Okada, Japanese actor (Hiroshima mon amour, The Ugly American), born in Chiba, Japan (d. 1995)
  • Knut Nordahl, Swedish soccer midfielder (26 caps; AS Roma; Olympic gold 1948), born in Hörnefors, Sweden (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Essad Pasja, Albanian military man/minister, murdered at the Versailles Peace Conference
1920 Highlights

About June 13, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini