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Historical Events In 1920

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Jul 13   Hans Blumenberg, philosopher in the year 1920.  

Jul 15   On this day in history eldon Rudd, (Rep-R-AZ, 1977- )  

Jul 15   Ruth ties his record of 29 HRs in a season on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1920 bill Monroe, New Orleans La, newscaster (NBC-TV, Congressional Report)  

Jul 18   In the year 1920 dolph Sweet, actor (Gil McGowan-Another World)  

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

Jul 19   Robert Christiani, cricketer (brother of Cyril WI batsman in 22 Tests) on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1920 elliot L Richardson, Attorney General (1973)/Sec of Defense (1973)  

Jul 20   Heerenveen soccer team forms on this day in history.  

Jul 21   Constantly, [A Nieuwenhuys], painter (Uprising of Homo Ludens) on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman in the year 1920.  

Jul 23   In the year 1920 british East Africa renamed Kenya & becomes a British crown colony  

Jul 23   On this day in history kenya becomes a British crown colony  

Jul 23   Malcolm Hughes, artist on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history alexander H Cohen, NYC, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe)  

Jul 25   On this day in history red Sox turn triple-play, but Ruth's 35th HR leads Yanks to 8-2 win  

Jul 26   In the year 1920 bob Waterfield, NFL QB (Rams)  

Jul 26   Carlos Troyer, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1920.  

Jul 26   Women in the US obtain the right to vote as the 19th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified in the year 1920.  

Jul 27   Beatrice Pearson, Dennison Texas, actress (Moving Finger) in the year 1920.  

Jul 27   Radio compass used for 1st time for aircraft navigation in the year 1920.  

Jul 27   On this day in history resolute beats Shamrock IV (England) in 14th running of America's Cup  

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

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

Jul 29   On this day in history rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw)  

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

Jul 31   In the year 1920 rudolf Halaczinsky, composer  

Aug 01   On this day in history bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies  

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

Aug 01   Papendrecht soccer team forms in the year 1920.  

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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   In the year 1920 birth of roger Peacock, writer  

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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)  

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  

Jan 04   Benito Pérez Galdós, 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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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