On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Belgium-Luxembourg toll tunnel opens

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Legendary slugger Babe Ruth smashes his 50th MLB career home run, his first for the NY Yankees in 6-0 win over the Boston Red Sox

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Longest MLB game by innings - Brooklyn Robins tie the Boston Braves, 1-1, in 26 innings
  • Roermond Football Club (1936 KNVB Cup) is established in Netherlands