Historical Events Happened In 1920
Sunday, 01 February 2015
Jan 01 In the year 1920 paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57
Jan 02 10,000 US union & socialist organizers arrested (Palmer Raids) in the year 1920.
Jan 02 In the year 1920 10,000 US union &socialist organizers arrested (Palmer Raids)
Jan 02 Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector in the year 1920.
Jan 02 In the year 1920 the birth of Issac Asimov, Biochemist and science fiction writer
Jan 03 Arthur Honegger's "Chant de Nigamon," premieres on this day in history.
Jan 03 New York Yankees purchase Babe Ruth from Red Sox for $125,000 on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history 1st Black baseball league, National Negro Baseball League, organizes
Jan 04 Amsterdam actors decide to strike for retirement benefits on this day in history.
Jan 04 Benito Perez Galdos, Spanish writer (Fortunata y Jacinta) in the year 1920.
Jan 05 Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Brescia Italy, pianist in the year 1920.
Jan 05 Boston Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to NY Yankees on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history winnipeg, Manitoba T. A. Crerar chairs a meeting of Ontario and Prairie farmers' organizations to establish the National Progressive Party
Jan 07 In the year 1920 albert Meltzer, anarchist
Jan 10 Canada becomes a founding member of the League of Nations on the day the Treaty of Versailles, ending the First World War, takes effect on this day in history.
Jan 10 Georges Marchal, Nancy France, actor (Evil Eden, Gina, Milky Way) in the year 1920.
Jan 10 On this day in history league of Nations established
Jan 10 On this day in history league of Nations' first meeting, Treaty of Versailles in effect
Jan 10 On this day in history silver reaches record $1.37 an ounce
Jan 10 On this day in history the League of Nations holds its first meeting in Geneva, Switzerland
Jan 10 In the year 1920 the League of Nations is established by the Treaty of Versailles.
Jan 11 In the year 1920 french passenger ship Afrique sinks near La Rochelle; 553 die
Jan 12 On this day in history annual drafting of baseball players from minor leagues to be done in inverse order of the final standings, agreed to
Jan 13 In the year 1920 new York Times editorial (falsely) reports rockets can never fly
Jan 13 NY Times editorial (falsely) reports rockets can never fly on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1920 bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux)
Jan 15 In the year 1920 prohibition goes into effect, making it illegal to sell beer and liquor.
Jan 16 On this day in history 18th Amendment, prohibition, goes into effect; repealed in 1933
Jan 16 18th Amendment, the "National Prohibition Act," becomes law. Individuals are allowed to produce wine for religious purposes in the year 1920.
Jan 16 In the year 1920 elliot Reid, NYC, actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
Jan 16 On this day in history first assembly of League of Nations (Paris)
Jan 16 Georgia declares independence on this day in history.
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 in the year 1920.