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Historical Events In 1920

Saturday, 24 August 2019

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

Jul 15   Eldon Rudd, (Rep-R-AZ, 1977- ) on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Ruth ties his record of 29 HRs in a season in the year 1920.  

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

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

Jul 16   Gen Amos Fries appointed first US army chemical warfare chief in the year 1920.  

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   Naval aircraft sink ex-German cruiser Frankfurt in target practice on this day in history.  

Jul 19   In the year 1920 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) in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 kenya becomes a British crown colony  

Jul 23   In the year 1920 malcolm Hughes, artist  

Jul 24   In the year 1920 alexander H Cohen, NYC, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe)  

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

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

Jul 26   Carlos Troyer, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history radio compass used for 1st time for aircraft navigation  

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

Jul 28   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Papendrecht soccer team forms on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 03   In the year 1920 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   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   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 16   On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

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

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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