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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Aug 02   On this day in history louis Pauwels, writer/editor  

Aug 02   In the year 1920 marcus Garvey presents his "Back To Africa" program in NYC  

Aug 03   In the year 1920 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 07   On this day in history 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   Bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect in the year 1920.  

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

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   On this day in history derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U)  

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

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   In the year 1920 little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia  

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

Aug 16   Charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel) on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 17   Georgia Gibbs, Worcester Mass, singer (Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire) on this day in history.  

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

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   Bob Kennedy, baseball player in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 19   In the year 1920 lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter  

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   On this day in history 3rd PGA Championship: Jock Hutchison at Flossmoor CC Flossmoor Ill  

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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 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   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   In the year 1920 death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

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

Jan 26   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died in the year 1920.  

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