On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1920

Historical Events

  • Chicago Bears (as Decatur Staleys) play 1st NFL game, win 7-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Miguel Delibes, Spanish writer
  • Montgomery Clift, American actor (From Here to Eternity, Judgement at Nuremberg), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1966)
  • Rudolf Hrusinský, Czech actor and director (Short Cut, Golden Eels), born in Nová Včelnice (d. 1994)
1920 Highlights

About October 17, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 101 years and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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