On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Cards trade Rogers Hornsby to Giants for Frankie Frisch & Jimmy Ring
  • Pope Pius XI convicts fascist pursuit in Italy
  • Sidney Howard's "Silver Cord" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • David Levine, American artist (New York Review of Books caricatures), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • Geoffrey Howe, British politician (Chancellor and Foreign Secretary under Thatcher), born in Aberavon, Glamorganshire (d. 2015)
  • Otto Graf Lambsdorff, German politician (Free Democratic Party), born in Aachen, Germany