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Historical Events In 1920

Friday, 24 May 2019

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

Aug 02   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences)  

Aug 04   In the year 1920 vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54  

Aug 05   G V [Sonny] Montgomery, (Rep-D-Mississippi, 1967- ) in the year 1920.  

Aug 07   Jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea) in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 08   In the year 1920 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   Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer in the year 1920.  

Aug 10   In the year 1920 allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania  

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   24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist in the year 1920.  

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

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 18   1st class debut of Walter Hammond on this day in history.  

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

Aug 20   1st US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting in the year 1920.  

Aug 20   On this day in history 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   Christopher R Milne, son of Alan A Milne (Winnie the Pooh) 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   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

Jan 16   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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