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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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   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) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 25   In the year 1920 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) 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 in the year 1920.  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1920 james Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist)  

Aug 28   19th amendment acknowledges women's rights on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

Aug 30   In the year 1920 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) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 01   In the year 1920 france creates Lebanon  

Sep 01   Hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller) in the year 1920.  

Sep 01   Lebanon created by France, Beirut becoming the capital on this day in history.  

Sep 02   W Somerset Maugham's "East of Suez," premieres in London in the year 1920.  

Sep 04   On this day in history craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook)  

Sep 04   In the year 1920 last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria)  

Sep 05   Fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness) in the year 1920.  

Sep 05   On this day in history iron monument unveiled at Stone churches, Flanders  

Sep 05   Robert Harron, actor (Intolerance), accidental shot to death at 27 in the year 1920.  

Sep 06   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history harri Webb, poet  

Sep 08   Air mail service between New York and San Francisco begins in the year 1920.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 birth of renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)  

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   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1920.  

Jan 20   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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