What Happened on October 20, 1926

Historical Events

  • Hurricane in Cuba, kills 600

Famous Birthdays

  • Ursula Happe, German swimmer (Olympic gold 200m backstroke 1956), born in GdaƄsk, Poland (d. 2021)
Born in 1926

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? 96 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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