On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1920

Historical Events

  • Ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen" premieres in Nuremberg
  • Free City of Danzig forms under League of Nations protection
  • League of Nations holds first meeting in Geneva

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerome Richardson, an American jazz saxophonist, flute, clarinet, and piccolo player (Quincy Jones; Charles Mingus; Earl Hines), born in Oakland, California (d. 2000)
  • Wayne Thiebaud, American painter
1920 Highlights

About November 15, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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