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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 26 October 2020

Oct 02   William Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University) in the year 1920.  

Oct 03   Browns 1st baseman George Sisler gets his record 257th hit of season in the year 1920.  

Oct 04   In the year 1920 george Tribe, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler, Northants)  

Oct 05   Robert Feenstra, Dutch law historian on this day in history.  

Oct 06   On this day in history 1st brothers oppose each other in World Series, Cleve's Wheeler Johnston pinch-hits as brother Jimmy plays 3rd base for Bkln  

Oct 06   On this day in history alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56  

Oct 07   In the year 1920 georg Leber, German politician (SPD)  

Oct 08   On this day in history frank [Patrick] Herbert, US, sci-fi author (Dune)  

Oct 09   1st World Series game in Cleveland, Indians win 2-1 in the year 1920.  

Oct 09   Jens Bjorneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas) on this day in history.  

Oct 10   1st Grandslam in WS (Smith) & 1st unassisted triple play (Wambsganss) in the year 1920.  

Oct 10   The birth of Thelonius Monk, Celebrated US Jazz pianist and composer on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Alice Childress, US playwright/actress (Wedding Band) on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1920 cleve Indians beat Bkln Dodgers, 5 games to 2 in 17th World Series  

Oct 13   Albert Hague, Berlin Germany, actor (Mr Shorofsky-Fame) on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Isaac Capadose, lawyer/evangelist, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1920 world Series celebration in Wade Park brings out 50,000+ Clevelanders  

Oct 14   In the year 1920 part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland  

Oct 16   In the year 1920 alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56  

Oct 17   Chicago Bears (as Decatur Staleys) play 1st NFL game, win 7-0 in the year 1920.  

Oct 17   On this day in history montgomery Clift, Omaha NE, actor (From Here to Eternity)  

Oct 18   Anita O'Day, vocalist/actress (Outfit, Zigzag, Jazz on a Summer Day) in the year 1920.  

Oct 19   In the year 1920 laWanda Page, Cleve Ohio, actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons)  

Oct 20   On this day in history "1st Year" with Frank Craven premieres in NYC  

Oct 20   Max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history harry Potts, soccer star/manager  

Oct 23   Chicago grand jury indicts Abe Attell, Hal Chase, & Bill Burns as go-betweens in Black Sox World Series scandal in the year 1920.  

Oct 24   In the year 1920 louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja)  

Oct 25   On this day in history alexander, king of Greece (1917-20), dies after ape bite at 27  

Oct 26   T C Jones, PA, female impersonator on this day in history.  

Oct 27   In the year 1920 league of Nations moves headquarters in Geneva  

Oct 27   Nanette Fabray, San Diego Calif, actress (Katherine-One Day at a Time) on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Westinghouse radio station in East Pittsburgh, KDKA begins in the year 1920.  

Oct 29   Baruj Benacerraf, Venezuelan-born immunologist, Nobel laureate in the year 1920.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1920

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roger Peacock, writer  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 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   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born in the year 1920.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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