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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 10 May 2021

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' in the year 1920.  

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   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   In the year 1920 the first US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey)  

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

Aug 26   On this day in history the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, granting women the right to vote.  

Aug 26   US Women given the right to vote in the year 1920.  

Aug 27   James Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist) in the year 1920.  

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

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) in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history 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   W Somerset Maugham's "East of Suez," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook)  

Sep 04   In the year 1920 last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria)  

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

Sep 05   On this day in history iron monument unveiled at Stone churches, Flanders  

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

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   In the year 1920 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   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   Elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1920 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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