On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • Beryl Bryden, British jazz/blues singer and washboard player, born in Norwich, Norfolk (d. 1998)
  • Denver Pyle, American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, The Andy Griffith Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • William Dean Howells, American author (A Woman's Reason), dies at 83
1920 Highlights

About May 11, 1920

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

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