What Happened on September 16, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • The "Wall Street bombing" occurs at 12:01 when a horse-drawn wagon explodes on Wall Street, New York, killing 38 and injuring 143

Famous Birthdays

  • Franco Pandolfini, Italian water polo (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Hannie [Jannetje J] Schaft, "Girl with red hair"
  • Sheila Quinn, adviser (British Red Cross)

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Polar History), dies at 32