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Historical Events In 1920

Friday, 01 July 2022

Aug 02   Louis Pauwels, writer/editor in the year 1920.  

Aug 02   Marcus Garvey presents his "Back To Africa" program in NYC on this day in history.  

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

Aug 03   The birth of PD James, British Author in the year 1920.  

Aug 04   Helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences) in the year 1920.  

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   Jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea) on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Don Cook, foreign Correspondent on this day in history.  

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

Aug 09   On this day in history bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect  

Aug 09   Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer in the year 1920.  

Aug 10   On this day in history allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania  

Aug 11   In the year 1920 1st peace of Riga-Soviet Union recognizes Independence of Latvia  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

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

Aug 14   Nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl) on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 16   In the year 1920 ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality  

Aug 17   On this day in history georgia Gibbs, Worcester Mass, singer (Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire)  

Aug 17   In memory of Ray Chapman (died Aug 16), Yanks cancel game with Indians in the year 1920.  

Aug 17   Ray Chapman, hit in the head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch, dies in the year 1920.  

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

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

Aug 18   On this day in history tennessee ratifies 19th Amendment, guarantees women voting right  

Aug 19   On this day in history lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter  

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

Aug 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

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

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   On this day in history birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

Jan 03   Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 in the year 1920.  

Jan 26   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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