On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1920

Historical Events

  • Anton Denkin's White Russian troops defeated by Bolsheviks and Soviets at Novorossijsk on the Black Sea (The British aid Denkin in his escape)
  • Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1920 affects the Great Lakes region and Deep South states

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Tomáš Masaryk elected President of Czechoslovakia

Father of Czechoslovakia Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
Father of Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugene A. Chappie, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from California, born in Sacramento, California (d. 1992)
  • Lord Butterfield [John Butterfield], British medical researcher, clinician and administrator, born in Stechford, Birmingham (d. 2000)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Douglas Fairbanks (36) marries actress Mary Pickford (28)

1920 Highlights

About March 28, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries