On This Day

December 20, 1926 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Pius XI convicts fascist pursuit in Italy

259th Pope Pius XI
259th Pope
Pius XI
  • Sidney Howard's "Silver Cord" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in History

  • David Levine, American artist (New York Review of Books caricatures), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • Geoffrey Howe, British politician (Chancellor and Foreign Secretary under Thatcher), born in Aberavon, Glamorganshire (d. 2015)
  • Otto Graf Lambsdorff, German politician (Free Democratic Party), born in Aachen, Germany