On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1920

Historical Events

  • Apollo Theater (Academy, Bryant) opens at 221 W 42nd St NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Bedford, British test pilot (pioneered the development of V/STOL aircraft), born in Loughborough, England (d. 1996)
  • Louis Alfred Mennini, American composer, born in Erie, Pennsylvania (d. 2000)
  • Mustafa Khalil, 40th Prime Minister of Egypt (1978-80), born in Al Qalyubiyah Governorate, Egypt (d. 2008)
1920 Highlights

About November 18, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio