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Historical Events In 1920

Tuesday, 29 September 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   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   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   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   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   In the year 1920 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) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 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) in the year 1920.  

Sep 04   Last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1920 harri Webb, poet  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born in the year 1920.  

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   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   On this day in history death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died in the year 1920.  

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