On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1920

Historical Events

  • Iron monument unveiled at Stone churches, Flanders

Famous Birthdays

  • Fons Rademakers, Dutch director (Assault) and actor (Daughter of Darkness), born in Roosendaal, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • Margaretha D. Ferguson-Wigerink, Dutch author (Anna & her Father), born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Peter Racine Fricker, British composer, born in London (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Harron, American actor (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), accidentally shot to death at 27
1920 Highlights

About September 5, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo