On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st World Series game in Cleveland, Indians win 2-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Jens Bjørneboe, Norwegian poet and writer (Dikt, Jonas), born in Kristiansand, Norway (d. 1976)
  • Vivienne Della Chiesa, American lyric soprano who sang on US radio during the 1940s and early 1950s (The American Album of Familiar Music, The Standard Hour), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • Yusef Lateef, American jazz saxophonist and flautist, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2013)