On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1920

Historical Events

  • Belgium-Luxembourg toll tunnel opens

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Legendary slugger Babe Ruth records his first HR for the New York Yankees in 6-0 win over his former club, 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
1920 Highlights

About May 1, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus