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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

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

Aug 03   Maria Karnilova, Hartford Ct, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)  

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

Aug 08   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer  

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   In the year 1920 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   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) on this day in history.  

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   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   Georgia Gibbs, Worcester Mass, singer (Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire) in the year 1920.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 18   Bob Kennedy, baseball player in the year 1920.  

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

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

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of roger Peacock, writer  

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   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born in the year 1920.  

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 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   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   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   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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