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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 16 September 2019

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

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

Aug 23   M R Rinehart & A Hopwood's "Bat," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

Aug 25   Jef Diederen, Dutch painter in the year 1920.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 29   Charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico) in the year 1920.  

Aug 29   On this day in history the birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician  

Aug 30   Ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud) on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Belgium starts paying old age pensions in the year 1920.  

Aug 31   In the year 1920 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   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   Craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook) on this day in history.  

Sep 04   In the year 1920 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   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   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   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   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   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

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

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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1920.  

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   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died in the year 1920.  

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