On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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 (b. 1855)