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Historical Events In 1920

Saturday, 19 June 2021

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   In the year 1920 maria Karnilova, Hartford Ct, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible)  

Aug 03   In the year 1920 the birth of PD James, British Author  

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

Aug 04   Vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 09   In the year 1920 bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect  

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

Aug 13   On this day in history charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist  

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   In the year 1920 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1920 bob Kennedy, baseball player  

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

Aug 19   Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001) was born in the year 1920.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 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   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   On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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