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Historical Events In 1920

Friday, 08 November 2019

Aug 22   On this day in history anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60  

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

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 27   On this day in history james Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist)  

Aug 28   19th amendment acknowledges women's rights on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)  

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

Aug 31   On this day in history james Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon)  

Aug 31   On this day in history wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies  

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   On this day in history lebanon created by France, Beirut becoming the capital  

Sep 02   On this day in history w Somerset Maugham's "East of Suez," premieres in London  

Sep 04   Craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook) in the year 1920.  

Sep 04   Last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the first radio broadcast of a prizefight  

Sep 07   Harri Webb, poet in the year 1920.  

Sep 08   Air mail service between New York and San Francisco begins in the year 1920.  

Sep 08   In the year 1920 uS Air Mail service begins (NYC to SF)  

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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   On this day in history birth of roger Peacock, writer  

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   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   In the year 1920 birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

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   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 07   In the year 1920 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   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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