On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1920

Historical Events

  • Baseball meeting to depose Ban Johnson is set for Nov 12th
  • Rupert Bear by illustrator Mary Tourtel first appears in the Daily Express newspaper in the UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Esther Rolle, Bahamian-American actress (Good Times, Maude), born in Pompano Beach Florida (d. 1998)
  • Eugênio de Araújo Sales, Brazilian Roman Catholic cardinal, born in Acari, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham Kuyper, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1901-05), dies at 83
  • Salomon Anski, Russian/Polish yiddish author (Dibboek), dies at 57
1920 Highlights

About November 8, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio