On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1920

Historical Events

  • Austria becomes a kingdom again, under Admiral Horthy
  • Buriat ASSR, in RSFSR, constituted
  • Nikolaus Horthy is elected Regent of Hungary, which had adopted a constitution on 28 February

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Grant Goodman, composer
  • Howard Nemerov, American poet, two-time US Poet Laureate and novelist (Blue Swallows), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • Max Bentley, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Hart Trophy 1946; Chicago Blackhawks), born in Delisle, Saskatchewan (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • John H. Bankhead, U.S. Senator from Alabama, dies at 77
  • Joseph Trumpeldor, Zionist activist, killed defending Tel-Mai against arab attack
1920 Highlights

About March 1, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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