What day of the week was August 16, 1920?

The day of the week August 16th, 1920 fell on was a Monday.

Charles Bukowski the German- American author and poet (d. 1994) was born on 16 August in 1920.

Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians is hit on the head by a fastball thrown by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees the and dies early the next day. Chapman was the second player to die from injuries sustained in a Major League Baseball game, the first being Doc Powers in 1909. The congress of the Communist Party of Bukhara opens. The congress would call for armed revolution. Polish–Soviet War: The Battle of Radzymin concludes; the Soviet Red Army is forced to turn away from Warsaw.