Wednesday 5 May 1920US date format: 5/5/1920, UK date format: 5/5/1920
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Andrée Debar and John Hidalgo Moya.
The Toll Gate, directed by Lambert Hillyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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What the sky looked like on 5 May 1920
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1920 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Andrée Debar: French actress and producer, who died on 24 January 1999 in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France.
- John Hidalgo Moya: Architect / designer (Skylon).
- Jose Trias Monge: Porto Rican lawyer and judge.
- Emile Roger: Lallaing Politician.
- Polish troops occupy Kiev.
- US President Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal.
- German-Latvian peace treaty signed.
- Authorities arrest Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti for alleged robbery and murder.