On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1920

Historical Events

  • Home Rule Act passed by the British Parliament, dividing Ireland into two parts; it is rejected by the southern counties, where the Ango-Irish war continues for a year

Sports History

NHL's Quebec Bulldog Joe Malone scores 6 goals vs Ottawa Senators

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur and the founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea (d. 2007)
  • Boris Vian, French writer and musician (d. 1959)
  • Kenneth "Jethro" Burns, American country singer, and mandolin player (Homer & Jethro -"The Battle of Kookamonga"), born in Conasauga, Tennessee (d. 1989)
1920 Highlights

About March 10, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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