On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1923

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Edith Fellows, American actress (Pennies From Heaven, She Married Her Boss), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2011)
  • Hugh Beach, British General
  • Samuel "Sam" Selvon, Trinidad-born writer (The Lonely Londoners), born in San Fernando (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist, dies