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Historical Events In 1920

Friday, 18 January 2019

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

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   In the year 1920 helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences)  

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

Aug 08   On this day in history don Cook, foreign Correspondent  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania on this day in history.  

Aug 11   1st peace of Riga-Soviet Union recognizes Independence of Latvia on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U)  

Aug 13   On this day in history 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio  

Aug 13   In the year 1920 charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 18   Bob Kennedy, baseball player on this day in history.  

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

Aug 19   Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter in the year 1920.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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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   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   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born in the year 1920.  

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   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died on this day in history.  

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   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 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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