On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1920

Historical Events

  • After the German government is forced to cut its army to 10,000 men, military groups plot an unsuccessful coup - a revolt ended by a general strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Frans van der Elst, Belgian attorney and MP (Volksunie), born in Neder-Over-Heembeek, Belgium (d. 1997)
  • Ralph J Roberts, American businessman and founder of Comcast, born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
1920 Highlights

About March 13, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces