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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Jun 20   Haydn Tudor Evans, British high court judge on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Yanks win protest of 1-0 White Sox win & game is replayed on this day in history.  

Jun 21   The birth of Jane Russell, American film actress in the year 1920.  

Jun 22   Chandrasekhar Sarwate, cricketer (batted in 9 Tests for India 1946-52) in the year 1920.  

Jun 23   On this day in history paul Des Marais, composer  

Jun 24   Bernhard Krol, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Chuvash Autonomous Region formed in RSFSR in the year 1920.  

Jun 24   Chuvash Autonomous Region forms in RSFSR on this day in history.  

Jun 25   League of Nations places Intl head of Justice in Hague in the year 1920.  

Jun 26   Michael Eastham, high court judge in the year 1920.  

Jun 27   I A L Diamond, screenwriter (1960 Acad Award-Apartment) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1920 a. E. Hotchner, American editor, novelist and playwright  

Jun 29   In the year 1920 ray Harryhausen, movie special effect artist (Clash of Titans)  

Jun 30   In the year 1920 lena Christ, writer, dies at 38  

Jun 30   Sam Moskowitz, SF fandom historian on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Eliseo Diego, latin American poet on this day in history.  

Jul 03   40th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats Patterson (26 63 62 64) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   John Ayers Lessard, composer in the year 1920.  

Jul 03   In the year 1920 royal Air Force holds an air display at Hendon, England  

Jul 04   On this day in history leona Helmsley, (wife of Harry), real estate billionaire/tax cheat  

Jul 05   Issachar Miron, composer in the year 1920.  

Jul 05   On this day in history john Shuter, cricketer (scored 28 in only Test for England 1888), dies  

Jul 06   On this day in history test and first use of radio compass in aircraft off Norfolk, VA  

Jul 06   In the year 1920 william Worthington, horse trainer  

Jul 06   On this day in history yankees score 14 in 5th inning & beat Washington Senators, 17-0  

Jul 08   Dolph Sweet, NYC, actor (Gimme a Break, Which Way is Up) in the year 1920.  

Jul 10   David Brinkley, Wilmington NC, NBC news anchor (Huntley-Brinkley) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   Eugenie M de Montijo y de Guzman, Emperor of France, dies at 94 in the year 1920.  

Jul 10   The “greatest horse“ Man O' War wins the “greatest race“ of turf history at Aqueduct in the year 1920.  

Jul 10   On this day in history tris Speaker is stopped at 11 consecutive hits by Tom Zachary  

Jul 12   In the year 1920 keith Andes, Ocean City NJ, actor (Farmer's Daughter, Away All Boats)  

Jul 12   In the year 1920 lithuania & USSR sign peace treaty, Lithuania becomes independent rep  

Jul 12   Lithuania & USSR sign peace treaty, Lithuuania becomes independent rep on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Panama Canal opened by American president Woodrow Wilson on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

Jan 03   Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001) was born in the year 1920.  

Famous Deaths In 1920

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   Benito PĂ©rez GaldĂłs, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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