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Historical Events In 1920

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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

Aug 22   Anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups) on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 23   M R Rinehart & A Hopwood's "Bat," premieres in NYC in the year 1920.  

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

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

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

Aug 30   Ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud) in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 31   James Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon) on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies in the year 1920.  

Sep 01   On this day in history france creates Lebanon  

Sep 01   Hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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   Iron monument unveiled at Stone churches, Flanders on this day in history.  

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

Sep 06   The first radio broadcast of a prizefight in the year 1920.  

Sep 07   Harri Webb, poet on this day in history.  

Sep 08   On this day in history air mail service between New York and San Francisco begins.  

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   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 in the year 1920.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born in the year 1920.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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