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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 09 April 2020

Aug 22   Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1920 anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups)  

Aug 22   The birth of Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles' in the year 1920.  

Aug 23   Aart Verstegen, ballet dancers/choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke) in the year 1920.  

Aug 23   M R Rinehart & A Hopwood's "Bat," premieres in NYC in the year 1920.  

Aug 25   On this day in history 1st US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey)  

Aug 25   On this day in history jef Diederen, Dutch painter  

Aug 25   The first US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey) on this day in history.  

Aug 26   19th amendment passes-women's suffrage granted (about time!) in the year 1920.  

Aug 26   In the year 1920 the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, granting women the right to vote.  

Aug 26   US Women given the right to vote on this day in history.  

Aug 27   James Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist) on this day in history.  

Aug 28   In the year 1920 19th amendment acknowledges women's rights  

Aug 29   In the year 1920 charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico)  

Aug 29   The birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud) in the year 1920.  

Aug 31   On this day in history belgium starts paying old age pensions  

Aug 31   James Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon) on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies in the year 1920.  

Sep 01   France creates Lebanon on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Lebanon created by France, Beirut becoming the capital on this day in history.  

Sep 02   In the year 1920 w Somerset Maugham's "East of Suez," premieres in London  

Sep 04   In the year 1920 craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook)  

Sep 04   On this day in history last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria)  

Sep 05   In the year 1920 fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness)  

Sep 05   In the year 1920 iron monument unveiled at Stone churches, Flanders  

Sep 05   In the year 1920 robert Harron, actor (Intolerance), accidental shot to death at 27  

Sep 06   On this day in history 40th US Mens Tennis: Wm Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (61 16 75 57 63)  

Sep 06   Detroit station WWJ airs the first pro boxing match to be broadcast on radio in the year 1920.  

Sep 06   The first radio broadcast of a prizefight on this day in history.  

Sep 07   Harri Webb, poet on this day in history.  

Sep 08   In the year 1920 air mail service between New York and San Francisco begins.  

Sep 08   US Air Mail service begins (NYC to SF) on this day in history.  

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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   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born in the year 1920.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

Jan 14   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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