On This Day

November 20, 1889 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in History

Person of interestEdwin Hubble

Edwin Hubble, American astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift), born in Marshfield, Missouri (d. 1953)

Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Edwin Hubble

Deaths in History

  • August Ahlqvist, Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi), dies at 63