Thursday 20 May 1920
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William Simpson and Owen Smith.
The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1920 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- William Simpson: British trade union leader.
- Owen Smith: American pole vaulter.
- Virginia Vale: American film actress who starred in a number of B-movie Westerns but took a variety of other roles as well, notably in Blonde Comet (1941), in which she played a race car driver.
- Jacques Corriol: Vincennes physician.
- John Cruickshank: Scottish lieutenant and banker Victoria Cross recipient.
- Betty Driver: English actress and singer (d. 2011)
- Montreal, Quebec radio station XWA broadcasts the first regularly scheduled radio programming in North America.
- Mexican Revolution: Venustiano Carranza arrives in San Antonio Tlaxcalantongo. Troops of Rodolfo Herrero attack him at night and shoot him.
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- Irene - Edith Day
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