What Happened on June 17, 1920

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Anti-revolution law

Famous Birthdays

  • Beryl Reid, British actress (The Killing of Sister George; Smiley's People), born in Hereford, England (d. 1996)
  • Fran├žois Jacob, French biologist and bacteriologist (Nobel 1965), born in Nancy, France (d. 2013)
  • Jacob H. Gilbert, American politician (US Representative 1960-1971), born in The Bronx, NYC, New York (d. 1981)
  • Patrick Duffy, British politician (L), born in Wigan, Lancashire
  • Setsuko Hara, Japanese actress (Late Spring, Tokyo Story), born in Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama (d. 2015)
1920 Highlights

About June 17, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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