Home | Birthdays | Deaths | Events | Holidays

 

Share This Page

Share This Page With Your Friends Via
 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • St. Valentine`s Day (International)
  • Trifon Zarezan (Wine-grower's Day) (Bulgaria)
  • View All »
 

Poll

  • Is ISIS a threat to the US?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Latest Events Listers

 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Sponsors

 

Historical Events Happened In 1920

Sunday, 14 February 2016

Jan 01   On this day in history paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

Jan 02   10,000 US union & socialist organizers arrested (Palmer Raids) on this day in history.  

Jan 02   10,000 US union &socialist organizers arrested (Palmer Raids) on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

Jan 02   On this day in history the birth of Issac Asimov, Biochemist and science fiction writer  

Jan 03   In the year 1920 arthur Honegger's "Chant de Nigamon," premieres  

Jan 03   New York Yankees purchase Babe Ruth from Red Sox for $125,000 in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   1st Black baseball league, National Negro Baseball League, organizes in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   On this day in history amsterdam actors decide to strike for retirement benefits  

Jan 04   In the year 1920 benito Perez Galdos, Spanish writer (Fortunata y Jacinta)  

Jan 05   In the year 1920 arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Brescia Italy, pianist  

Jan 05   In the year 1920 boston Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to NY Yankees  

Jan 06   Winnipeg, Manitoba T. A. Crerar chairs a meeting of Ontario and Prairie farmers' organizations to establish the National Progressive Party on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history albert Meltzer, anarchist  

Jan 10   In the year 1920 canada becomes a founding member of the League of Nations on the day the Treaty of Versailles, ending the First World War, takes effect  

Jan 10   Georges Marchal, Nancy France, actor (Evil Eden, Gina, Milky Way) on this day in history.  

Jan 10   League of Nations established on this day in history.  

Jan 10   League of Nations' first meeting, Treaty of Versailles in effect on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Silver reaches record $1.37 an ounce in the year 1920.  

Jan 10   On this day in history the League of Nations holds its first meeting in Geneva, Switzerland  

Jan 10   On this day in history the League of Nations is established by the Treaty of Versailles.  

Jan 11   French passenger ship Afrique sinks near La Rochelle; 553 die in the year 1920.  

Jan 12   Annual drafting of baseball players from minor leagues to be done in inverse order of the final standings, agreed to in the year 1920.  

Jan 13   In the year 1920 new York Times editorial (falsely) reports rockets can never fly  

Jan 13   On this day in history nY Times editorial (falsely) reports rockets can never fly  

Jan 14   Bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux) in the year 1920.  

Jan 15   In the year 1920 prohibition goes into effect, making it illegal to sell beer and liquor.  

Jan 16   18th Amendment, prohibition, goes into effect; repealed in 1933 in the year 1920.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 18th Amendment, the "National Prohibition Act," becomes law. Individuals are allowed to produce wine for religious purposes.  

Jan 16   On this day in history elliot Reid, NYC, actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)  

Jan 16   First assembly of League of Nations (Paris) on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1920 georgia declares independence  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1920.  

Jan 16   The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution takes effect, banning the sale of beer and distilled spirits on this day in history.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | Next Page »

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • Top 10 Battles in History
  • 10 Most Evil People in History
  • 5 Most Brutal Prisons in History
  • Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894) - 1st Filmed Sport (Boxing) - Dickson | Edison
  • Oldest football footage ever (American football/Gridiron)
  • 1897 Football Oldest Footage Possibly - Arsenal
  • Earth's Biggest Events That Shaped Our Planet
  • The Oldest Living Things In The World
  • 10 Oldest People Ever
  • World's 10 Most Mysterious Pictures Ever Taken
  • Earth's 10 Most Mysterious Events
  • 5 Most Mysterious Photos From Mars
  • Cricket - The Most Rare and Funny Moments in Cricket History
  • Top 10 Unsportsmanlike Moments in Pro Sports
  • [Sports Highlights 1898-1935]

Famous Birthdays In 1920

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1920

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1920 paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

Jan 04   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1920 death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

Jan 14   In the year 1920 death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

Jan 16   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   On this day in history death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   In the year 1920 amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

Jan 26   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died in the year 1920.  

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is ISIS a threat to the US?
Yes
No
Don't Know