On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1920

Historical Events

  • Reds' Edd Roush falls asleep in center during long infield argument Heinie Groh goes to wake him, but umpire ejects Roush for delay of game

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Leysen, Belgian TV director (Belgian National TV), born in Balen, Belgium (d. 1959)
  • Gwen Harwood, Australian poet (The Lion's Bride), born in Taringa, Brisbane, Australia (d. 1995)
1920 Highlights

About June 8, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini