On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday

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 3rd US poet laureate/novelist (Blue Swallows)
  • Max Bentley, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Hart Trophy 1946), born in Delisle, Saskatchewan (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

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