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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Aug 02   Louis Pauwels, writer/editor on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history marcus Garvey presents his "Back To Africa" program in NYC  

Aug 03   On this day in history maria Karnilova, Hartford Ct, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible)  

Aug 03   On this day in history the birth of PD James, British Author  

Aug 04   Helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences) on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54  

Aug 05   On this day in history g V [Sonny] Montgomery, (Rep-D-Mississippi, 1967- )  

Aug 07   In the year 1920 jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)  

Aug 08   On this day in history don Cook, foreign Correspondent  

Aug 08   Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1920 bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect  

Aug 09   Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania in the year 1920.  

Aug 11   1st peace of Riga-Soviet Union recognizes Independence of Latvia on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U) on this day in history.  

Aug 13   24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio in the year 1920.  

Aug 13   Charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Princes Highway between Melbourne and Sydney is officially opened at Warragul in the year 1920.  

Aug 14   Little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia in the year 1920.  

Aug 14   On this day in history nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl)  

Aug 16   In the year 1920 charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)  

Aug 16   In the year 1920 j Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies  

Aug 16   Ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1920 georgia Gibbs, Worcester Mass, singer (Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire)  

Aug 17   On this day in history in memory of Ray Chapman (died Aug 16), Yanks cancel game with Indians  

Aug 17   Ray Chapman, hit in the head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 18   1st class debut of Walter Hammond in the year 1920.  

Aug 18   On this day in history bob Kennedy, baseball player  

Aug 18   Tennessee ratifies 19th Amendment, guarantees women voting right in the year 1920.  

Aug 19   Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter in the year 1920.  

Aug 20   1st US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1920 first US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting  

Aug 21   3rd PGA Championship: Jock Hutchison at Flossmoor CC Flossmoor Ill on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history christopher R Milne, son of Alan A Milne (Winnie the Pooh)  

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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   Roger Peacock, writer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

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   In the year 1920 paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 14   In the year 1920 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   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died on this day in history.  

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