On This Day

May 5, 1920 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • German-Latvian peace treaty signed
  • Italian migrant anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti charged with murder of a paymaster at a US shoe factory in Massachusetts, both are later executed
  • Polish troops occupy Kiev

Historic Event

US President Woodrow Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal


Birthdays in History

  • Hidalgo Moya, American architect and designer (Skylon), born in Los Gatos, California (d. 1994)
1920 in History