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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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   Aart Verstegen, ballet dancers/choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke) in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 25   On this day in history 1st US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey)  

Aug 25   Jef Diederen, Dutch painter on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history the first US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey)  

Aug 26   In the year 1920 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 in the year 1920.  

Aug 26   On this day in history uS Women given the right to vote  

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

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   In the year 1920 belgium starts paying old age pensions  

Aug 31   In the year 1920 james Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon)  

Aug 31   In the year 1920 wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies  

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   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   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   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   Robert Harron, actor (Intolerance), accidental shot to death at 27 on this day in history.  

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   Harri Webb, poet on this day in history.  

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.  

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

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

Jan 14   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   In the year 1920 death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 in the year 1920.  

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

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