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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Playwright Eugene O'Neill
Eugene O'Neill

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? 100 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio