On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1920

Historical Events

  • American fishing schooner 'Esperanto' defeats Canadian yacht 'Delawana' in the first International Fishing Schooner Championship Races off Halifax, Nova Scotia

Historic Event

Eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones" premieres in NYC

  • Eugene O'Neill's drama "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Playhouse, NYC; runs for 204 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • James J. Kilpatrick, American newspaper journalist and columnist (60 Minutes), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2010)
  • Ted Lowe, English snooker commentator (Pot Black, BBC), born in Lambourn, England (d. 2011)
1920 Highlights

About November 1, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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