On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1920

Historical Events

  • Alexander Millerand elected president of France
  • Despite Japanese protests, China withdraws recognition of Tsarists representatives in China

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Arutiunian, composer, (d. 2012)
  • Gerard W Taylor, South African/British surgeon
  • Jiri Jaroch, Czech composer, born in Smilkov (d. 1986)
  • Mickey Rooney, American Emmy award-winning actor (Boys Town, The Black Stallion), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
1920 Highlights

About September 23, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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