On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1930

Historical Events

  • 106°F (41°C), Washington, D.C. (district record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Daly, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (2-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons), born in Kane, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • Sally Ann Howes, British singer and actress (Truly Scrumptious-Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Brigadoon), born in London, England
  • Yuri Petrovich Artyukin, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 14)
1930 Highlights

About July 20, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer