On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1920

Historical Events

  • 45th Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 1:51.6

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucia Mannucci, Italian jazz singer (Quartetto Cetra, 1947-88), born in Bologna, Italy (d. 2012)

John Paul II

Pope Saint John Paul II [Karol Wojtyla], 264th Roman Catholic Pope (1978-2005), born in Wadowice, Poland (d. 2005)


1920 Highlights

About May 18, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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