On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1920

Historical Events

  • Yanks win protest of 1-0 White Sox win & game is replayed

Famous Birthdays

  • Donato "Danny" Cedrone, American guitarist and bandleader (The Esquires; Bill Haley & His Comets - "Rock Around The Clock"), born in Jamesville, New York (d. 1954)
  • Haydn Tudor Evans, British high court judge, born in Cardiff (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Dmitry Ivanovsky, Russian Botanist who discovered the organisms that came to be known as viruses, dies at 55
1920 Highlights

About June 20, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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