On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur U Spronken, sculptor
  • Chuck Daley, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (2-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons), born in Kane, PA (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)