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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Aug 22   Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 22   In the year 1920 the birth of Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles'  

Aug 23   In the year 1920 aart Verstegen, ballet dancers/choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke)  

Aug 23   In the year 1920 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   The first US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey) on this day in history.  

Aug 26   On this day in history 19th amendment passes-women's suffrage granted (about time!)  

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

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

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

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

Aug 29   On this day in history charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico)  

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

Aug 30   On this day in history ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)  

Aug 31   In the year 1920 belgium starts paying old age pensions  

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

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) in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history robert Harron, actor (Intolerance), accidental shot to death at 27  

Sep 06   40th US Mens Tennis: Wm Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (61 16 75 57 63) in the year 1920.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of roger Peacock, writer  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

Jan 04   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

Jan 26   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died on this day in history.  

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