On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1926

Historical Events

  • A convention of the Methodist Church votes to allow women to become priests.

Famous Birthdays

  • Patricia "Pat" Cutts, British actress (Coronation Street), born in London, England (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Dzerzhinsky [Iron Felix, Bloody Felix], Soviet statesman, established and developed Soviet secret police (Cheka, forerunner to the KGB), dies at 48
1926 Highlights

About July 20, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer