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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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

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

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

Aug 07   On this day in history jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)  

Aug 08   In the year 1920 don Cook, foreign Correspondent  

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 in the year 1920.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

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

Aug 17   On this day in history ray Chapman, hit in the head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch, dies  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1920 birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born in the year 1920.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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