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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Aug 22   Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60 in the year 1920.  

Aug 22   Anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups) in the year 1920.  

Aug 22   The birth of Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles' on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Aart Verstegen, ballet dancers/choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke) on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history m R Rinehart & A Hopwood's "Bat," premieres in NYC  

Aug 25   1st US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey) in the year 1920.  

Aug 25   Jef Diederen, Dutch painter on this day in history.  

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!) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 26   In the year 1920 uS Women given the right to vote  

Aug 27   In the year 1920 james Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist)  

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

Aug 29   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Belgium starts paying old age pensions on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

Sep 01   In the year 1920 hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller)  

Sep 01   Lebanon created by France, Beirut becoming the capital in the year 1920.  

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

Sep 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness)  

Sep 05   Iron monument unveiled at Stone churches, Flanders on this day in history.  

Sep 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 detroit station WWJ airs the first pro boxing match to be broadcast on radio.  

Sep 06   The first radio broadcast of a prizefight in the year 1920.  

Sep 07   In the year 1920 harri Webb, poet  

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) 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   In the year 1920 birth of roger Peacock, writer  

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   In the year 1920 birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

Jan 03   In the year 1920 birth of renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1920 death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   In the year 1920 amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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