On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1923

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. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist, dies
1923 Highlights

About May 20, 1923

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus