On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1920

Historical Events

  • African demonstrators shot in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Chicago grand jury indicts Abe Attell, Hal Chase, & Bill Burns as go-betweens in Black Sox World Series scandal

Famous Birthdays

  • Ted Fujita, Japanese meteorologist (d. 1998)
  • Vern Stephens, American baseball shortstop (8-time MLB All Star; AL HR leader 1945; 3×AL RBI leader), born in McAlister, New Mexico (d. 1968)
1920 Highlights

About October 23, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio