Historical Events In 1920
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
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' on this day in history.
Aug 23 Aart Verstegen, ballet dancers/choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke) on this day in history.
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) in the year 1920.
Aug 25 Jef Diederen, Dutch painter on this day in history.
Aug 25 The first US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey) on this day in history.
Aug 26 19th amendment passes-women's suffrage granted (about time!) on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1920 the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, granting women the right to vote.
Aug 26 In the year 1920 uS Women given the right to vote
Aug 27 In the year 1920 james Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist)
Aug 28 19th amendment acknowledges women's rights in the year 1920.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 31 Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies in the year 1920.
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 in the year 1920.
Sep 02 In the year 1920 w Somerset Maugham's "East of Suez," premieres in London
Sep 04 On this day in history craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook)
Sep 04 On this day in history last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria)
Sep 05 On this day in history fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness)
Sep 05 Iron monument unveiled at Stone churches, Flanders on this day in history.
Sep 05 On this day in history robert Harron, actor (Intolerance), accidental shot to death at 27
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 The first radio broadcast of a prizefight in the year 1920.
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 US Air Mail service begins (NYC to SF) in the year 1920.