October 20, 1917 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US suffragette Alice Paul begins a 7 month jail sentence for protesting women's rights in Washington

Suffragist Alice Paul
Alice Paul

Birthdays in History

  • Efrain Jonckheer, premier Dutch Antilles
  • Jean-Pierre Melville, director (A Cop), born in Paris, France