On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglass North, American economist, (Nobel Prize Economic Sciences 1993), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Tommy Godwin, British track cyclist (Great Britain coach; 2 x Olympic bronze 1948; President British Cycling Federation), born in Connecticut, United States (d. 2012)
1920 Highlights

About November 5, 1920

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

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio