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Historical Events In 1920

Saturday, 26 September 2020

Jul 13   Hans Blumenberg, philosopher on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Eldon Rudd, (Rep-R-AZ, 1977- ) in the year 1920.  

Jul 15   On this day in history ruth ties his record of 29 HRs in a season  

Jul 16   On this day in history 15th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in Auckland (5-0)  

Jul 16   On this day in history anwar Hussain, cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53)  

Jul 16   Gen Amos Fries appointed first US army chemical warfare chief on this day in history.  

Jul 16   In the year 1920 uS wins Davis Cup sweeping Australia in 5 straight matches  

Jul 17   On this day in history bill Monroe, New Orleans La, newscaster (NBC-TV, Congressional Report)  

Jul 18   Dolph Sweet, actor (Gil McGowan-Another World) on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1920 naval aircraft sink ex-German cruiser Frankfurt in target practice.  

Jul 19   On this day in history robert Christiani, cricketer (brother of Cyril WI batsman in 22 Tests)  

Jul 20   On this day in history elliot L Richardson, Attorney General (1973)/Sec of Defense (1973)  

Jul 20   On this day in history heerenveen soccer team forms  

Jul 21   Constantly, [A Nieuwenhuys], painter (Uprising of Homo Ludens) in the year 1920.  

Jul 22   On this day in history hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman  

Jul 23   British East Africa renamed Kenya & becomes a British crown colony on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Kenya becomes a British crown colony on this day in history.  

Jul 23   On this day in history malcolm Hughes, artist  

Jul 24   Alexander H Cohen, NYC, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe) in the year 1920.  

Jul 25   Red Sox turn triple-play, but Ruth's 35th HR leads Yanks to 8-2 win in the year 1920.  

Jul 26   Bob Waterfield, NFL QB (Rams) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history carlos Troyer, composer, dies at 83  

Jul 26   Women in the US obtain the right to vote as the 19th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history beatrice Pearson, Dennison Texas, actress (Moving Finger)  

Jul 27   Radio compass used for 1st time for aircraft navigation on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Resolute beats Shamrock IV (England) in 14th running of America's Cup in the year 1920.  

Jul 28   On this day in history pancho Villa, bandito and revolutionary, surrenders to the Mexican government.  

Jul 29   1st transcontinental airmail flight from NY to SF in the year 1920.  

Jul 29   Rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw) in the year 1920.  

Jul 29   In the year 1920 the first transcontinental airmail flight from NY to SF  

Jul 31   Rudolf Halaczinsky, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright in the year 1920.  

Aug 01   In the year 1920 papendrecht soccer team forms  

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Famous Birthdays In 1920

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

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

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born in the year 1920.  

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

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

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   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

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   On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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