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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 17 June 2019

Jul 13   Hans Blumenberg, philosopher in the year 1920.  

Jul 15   In the year 1920 eldon Rudd, (Rep-R-AZ, 1977- )  

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

Jul 16   In the year 1920 15th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in Auckland (5-0)  

Jul 16   In the year 1920 anwar Hussain, cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53)  

Jul 16   In the year 1920 gen Amos Fries appointed first US army chemical warfare chief  

Jul 16   US wins Davis Cup sweeping Australia in 5 straight matches on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 elliot L Richardson, Attorney General (1973)/Sec of Defense (1973)  

Jul 20   Heerenveen soccer team forms in the year 1920.  

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

Jul 22   Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1920 alexander H Cohen, NYC, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe)  

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

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

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

Jul 26   In the year 1920 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   Radio compass used for 1st time for aircraft navigation on this day in history.  

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

Jul 28   Pancho Villa, bandito and revolutionary, surrenders to the Mexican government in the year 1920.  

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

Jul 29   In the year 1920 rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw)  

Jul 29   The first transcontinental airmail flight from NY to SF on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1920 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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