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Historical Events In 1920

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Aug 02   In the year 1920 louis Pauwels, writer/editor  

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

Aug 03   Maria Karnilova, Hartford Ct, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible) on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 04   Vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1920.  

Aug 05   In the year 1920 g V [Sonny] Montgomery, (Rep-D-Mississippi, 1967- )  

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

Aug 08   Don Cook, foreign Correspondent in the year 1920.  

Aug 08   On this day in history tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes  

Aug 09   Bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer  

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

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   On this day in history princes Highway between Melbourne and Sydney is officially opened at Warragul.  

Aug 14   On this day in history little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia  

Aug 14   Nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl) in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1920.  

Aug 17   Georgia Gibbs, Worcester Mass, singer (Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire) in the year 1920.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 18   In the year 1920 bob Kennedy, baseball player  

Aug 18   Tennessee ratifies 19th Amendment, guarantees women voting right on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

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

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

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 in the year 1920.  

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 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   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died in the year 1920.  

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