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Historical Events For 1920

Friday, 20 January 2017

Jan 01   On this day in history paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   On this day in history 10,000 US union & socialist organizers arrested (Palmer Raids)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   10,000 US union &socialist organizers arrested (Palmer Raids) in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   The birth of Issac Asimov, Biochemist and science fiction writer in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   Arthur Honegger's "Chant de Nigamon," premieres on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   New York Yankees purchase Babe Ruth from Red Sox for $125,000 in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   On this day in history 1st Black baseball league, National Negro Baseball League, organizes  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Amsterdam actors decide to strike for retirement benefits on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   On this day in history benito Perez Galdos, Spanish writer (Fortunata y Jacinta)  Click To Search About This In Google

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Jan 05   Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Brescia Italy, pianist in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Boston Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to NY Yankees in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 06   In the year 1920 winnipeg, Manitoba T. A. Crerar chairs a meeting of Ontario and Prairie farmers' organizations to establish the National Progressive Party  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   In the year 1920 albert Meltzer, anarchist  Click To Search About This In Google

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  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   On this day in history georges Marchal, Nancy France, actor (Evil Eden, Gina, Milky Way)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   On this day in history league of Nations established  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   In the year 1920 league of Nations' first meeting, Treaty of Versailles in effect  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   On this day in history silver reaches record $1.37 an ounce  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   On this day in history the League of Nations holds its first meeting in Geneva, Switzerland  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   On this day in history the League of Nations is established by the Treaty of Versailles.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   On this day in history french passenger ship Afrique sinks near La Rochelle; 553 die  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   New York Times editorial (falsely) reports rockets can never fly on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   NY Times editorial (falsely) reports rockets can never fly in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   Bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux) in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 15   On this day in history prohibition goes into effect, making it illegal to sell beer and liquor.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 16   18th Amendment, prohibition, goes into effect; repealed in 1933 in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

Jan 16   On this day in history elliot Reid, NYC, actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 16   On this day in history first assembly of League of Nations (Paris)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 16   Georgia declares independence on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 16   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In 1920

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)  Click To Search About This In Google

Famous Deaths In 1920

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   In the year 1920 death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 16   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 20   On this day in history death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 in the year 1920.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 26   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  Click To Search About This In Google

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