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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Jul 13   On this day in history hans Blumenberg, philosopher  

Jul 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 uS wins Davis Cup sweeping Australia in 5 straight matches  

Jul 17   Bill Monroe, New Orleans La, newscaster (NBC-TV, Congressional Report) on this day in history.  

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   Robert Christiani, cricketer (brother of Cyril WI batsman in 22 Tests) in the year 1920.  

Jul 20   Elliot L Richardson, Attorney General (1973)/Sec of Defense (1973) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history kenya becomes a British crown colony  

Jul 23   Malcolm Hughes, artist in the year 1920.  

Jul 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history beatrice Pearson, Dennison Texas, actress (Moving Finger)  

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   On this day in history the first transcontinental airmail flight from NY to SF  

Jul 31   Rudolf Halaczinsky, composer in the year 1920.  

Aug 01   Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies in the year 1920.  

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   Elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of roger Peacock, writer  

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1920 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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