On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1920

Historical Events

  • Great Britain's monument to her war dead, the Cenotaph in Whitehall, designed by Edwin Lutyens, unveiled
  • The burials of unknown soldiers take place simultaneously in Westminster Abbey, London, and at the Arc de Triomphe, Paris.

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy Jenkins, British MP (Labour)
1920 Highlights

About November 11, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio