On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • E. Donnall Thomas, American physician, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Lawrence Sanders, American novelist (d. 1998)
  • Ranganandhan Francis, India, field hockey (Olympic gold 1948, 52, 56)
  • Sid Hartman, American sports journalist (Minneapolis Star Tribune; WCCO 830 AM), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2020)
1920 Highlights

About March 15, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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