On This Day

November 20, 1866 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • French inventor Pierre Lallement patents rotary crank bicycle

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestKenesaw Mountain Landis

Kenesaw Mountain Landis, American judge and 1st commissioner of baseball (1920-44), born in Millville, Ohio (d. 1944)

1st MLB Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis
1st MLB Commissioner
Kenesaw Mountain Landis