On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1920

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: French driver Gaston Chevrolet accompanied by riding mechanic John Bresnahan wins the race without a single tire change, a remarkable feat at the time

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Bennett Williams, American lawyer/team owner (Washington Redskins, Baltimore Orioles), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1988)
1920 Highlights

About May 31, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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