On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1920

Historical Events

  • Denmark & Cuba join the League of Nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Eileen Herlie [Herlihy], Scottish-American actress (All My Children, The Angel with the Trumpet), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2008)
  • Eva Dahlbeck, Swedish actress (Brink of Life, Dreams, A Lesson in Love), born in Saltsjö-Duvnäs, Stockholms län, Sweden (d. 2008)
  • James Daniel "Danny" Turner, saxophonist

Famous Deaths

  • Rafael Obligado, Argentine writer (Santos Vega), dies at 69
  • Wilhelm Bousset, German theologist and historian, dies at 54
1920 Highlights

About March 8, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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