On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1920

Historical Events

  • German-Latvian peace treaty signed
  • Italian migrant anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti charged with murder of a paymaster at a US shoe factory in Massachusetts, both are later executed
  • Polish troops occupy Kiev

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Famous Birthdays

  • Hidalgo Moya, American architect and designer (Skylon), born in Los Gatos, California (d. 1994)
1920 Highlights

About May 5, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus