On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1920

Historical Events

  • Syria proclaims Emir Feisal king after the country has fought off French domination

Famous Birthdays

  • D J Enright, England, poet/novelist (Some Men are Brothers)
  • Henry Marking, CEO (British Airways)
  • Kenneth Dover, chancellor (St Andrews University)

Famous Deaths

  • Julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer (b. 1865)
1920 Highlights

About March 11, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces