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May 8, 1920 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in History

  • Maurice Cranston, English philosopher and political scientist (John Locke biographies), born in Harringay, England (d. 1993)
  • Sloan Wilson, novelist (Man in the Gray Flannal, born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Tom of Finland [Touko Laaksonen], Finnish fetish artist, born in Helsinki (d. 1991)
1920 in History