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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 18 July 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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1920.  

Aug 04   Vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1920.  

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   Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect in the year 1920.  

Aug 09   In the year 1920 enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer  

Aug 10   On this day in history allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania  

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

Aug 11   Derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U) on this day in history.  

Aug 13   24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio in the year 1920.  

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   Little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl) on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)  

Aug 16   J Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 20   1st US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting on this day in history.  

Aug 20   First US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting on this day in history.  

Aug 21   In the year 1920 3rd PGA Championship: Jock Hutchison at Flossmoor CC Flossmoor Ill  

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   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 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   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 in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 26   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died in the year 1920.  

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