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Historical Events In 1920

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

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   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) in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history jef Diederen, Dutch painter  

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

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

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

Aug 26   On this day in history uS Women given the right to vote  

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

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

Aug 29   Charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1920 the birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician  

Aug 30   In the year 1920 ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)  

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

Aug 31   In the year 1920 james Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon)  

Aug 31   In the year 1920 wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies  

Sep 01   France creates Lebanon on this day in history.  

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

Sep 01   In the year 1920 lebanon created by France, Beirut becoming the capital  

Sep 02   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria)  

Sep 05   Fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness) in the year 1920.  

Sep 05   Iron monument unveiled at Stone churches, Flanders in the year 1920.  

Sep 05   Robert Harron, actor (Intolerance), accidental shot to death at 27 in the year 1920.  

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

Sep 06   Detroit station WWJ airs the first pro boxing match to be broadcast on radio on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1920 the first radio broadcast of a prizefight  

Sep 07   On this day in history harri Webb, poet  

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

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   On this day in history birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

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   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

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   In the year 1920 paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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