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Historical Events In 1920

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Jul 13   On this day in history hans Blumenberg, philosopher  

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

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   On this day in history gen Amos Fries appointed first US army chemical warfare chief  

Jul 16   US wins Davis Cup sweeping Australia in 5 straight matches in the year 1920.  

Jul 17   In the year 1920 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   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   On this day in history heerenveen soccer team forms  

Jul 21   In the year 1920 constantly, [A Nieuwenhuys], painter (Uprising of Homo Ludens)  

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

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 in the year 1920.  

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

Jul 24   Alexander H Cohen, NYC, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 26   Bob Waterfield, NFL QB (Rams) in the year 1920.  

Jul 26   In the year 1920 carlos Troyer, composer, dies at 83  

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

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

Jul 27   In the year 1920 radio compass used for 1st time for aircraft navigation  

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   On this day in history 1st transcontinental airmail flight from NY to SF  

Jul 29   Rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw) on this day in history.  

Jul 29   The first transcontinental airmail flight from NY to SF in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 01   In the year 1920 bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies  

Aug 01   Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roger Peacock, writer  

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

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 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   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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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