On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1920

Historical Events

  • Mexican President Venustiano Carranza is executed by army generals after fleeing an armed rebellion in Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Steel, British actor and singer (Malta Story, The Wooden Horse), born in London, England (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Venustiano Carranza, Mexican President (1917-1920), executed by army generals after his decision that the next President be a civilian (61)
1920 Highlights

About May 21, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini