On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1926

Historical Events

  • Hurricane in Cuba, kills 600

Famous Birthdays

  • Ursula Happe, German 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1956), born in Free City of Danzig

Famous Deaths

  • Eugene V. Debs, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate, dies at 70
1926 Highlights

About October 20, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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