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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 27 January 2020

Aug 02   Louis Pauwels, writer/editor in the year 1920.  

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) in the year 1920.  

Aug 03   On this day in history the birth of PD James, British Author  

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   Jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea) on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Don Cook, foreign Correspondent on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes in the year 1920.  

Aug 09   Bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect on this day in history.  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1920 allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania  

Aug 11   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1920 little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia  

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 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 in the year 1920.  

Aug 17   Georgia Gibbs, Worcester Mass, singer (Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history bob Kennedy, baseball player  

Aug 18   In the year 1920 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 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   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   In the year 1920 birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 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   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

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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