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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 17 January 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) 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   In the year 1920 m R Rinehart & A Hopwood's "Bat," premieres in NYC  

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

Aug 25   In the year 1920 jef Diederen, Dutch painter  

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!) in the year 1920.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   James Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist) on this day in history.  

Aug 28   In the year 1920 19th amendment acknowledges women's rights  

Aug 29   On this day in history charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico)  

Aug 29   In the year 1920 the birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician  

Aug 30   In the year 1920 ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)  

Aug 31   Belgium starts paying old age pensions in the year 1920.  

Aug 31   On this day in history james Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon)  

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

Sep 01   France creates Lebanon on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

Sep 04   In the year 1920 craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook)  

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

Sep 05   On this day in history fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness)  

Sep 05   In the year 1920 iron monument unveiled at Stone churches, Flanders  

Sep 05   In the year 1920 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   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   Harri Webb, poet in the year 1920.  

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

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   In the year 1920 birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1920 death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

Jan 14   In the year 1920 death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

Jan 16   In the year 1920 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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