On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1920

Historical Events

  • 1st postage stamp meter is set in Stamford Conn
  • Australia's Qantas airways founded in Winton, Queensland as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Hicks, American golfer, author (US Open runner-up 1948, 54), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2011)
1920 Highlights

About November 16, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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