On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1920

Historical Events

  • Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series

Famous Birthdays

  • Anders Lassen, Danish military officer (posthumously awarded Britain's Victoria Cross) born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1945)
  • Bob Lemon, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (MLB All-Star 1948–54; World Series 1948; no-hitter 1948; Cleveland Indians) and manager (KC Royals, Chicago WS; World Series NY Yankees 1978), born in San Bernardino, California (d. 2000)
1920 Highlights

About September 22, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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