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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 17 November 2019

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

Oct 03   On this day in history browns 1st baseman George Sisler gets his record 257th hit of season  

Oct 04   On this day in history george Tribe, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler, Northants)  

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

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

Oct 06   Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 08   Frank [Patrick] Herbert, US, sci-fi author (Dune) in the year 1920.  

Oct 09   On this day in history 1st World Series game in Cleveland, Indians win 2-1  

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

Oct 10   On this day in history 1st Grandslam in WS (Smith) & 1st unassisted triple play (Wambsganss)  

Oct 10   The birth of Thelonius Monk, Celebrated US Jazz pianist and composer in the year 1920.  

Oct 12   Alice Childress, US playwright/actress (Wedding Band) in the year 1920.  

Oct 12   Cleve Indians beat Bkln Dodgers, 5 games to 2 in 17th World Series on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1920 albert Hague, Berlin Germany, actor (Mr Shorofsky-Fame)  

Oct 13   In the year 1920 isaac Capadose, lawyer/evangelist, dies at 86  

Oct 13   On this day in history world Series celebration in Wade Park brings out 50,000+ Clevelanders  

Oct 14   On this day in history part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland  

Oct 16   Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56 in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82  

Oct 22   Harry Potts, soccer star/manager on this day in history.  

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   Louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja) in the year 1920.  

Oct 25   Alexander, king of Greece (1917-20), dies after ape bite at 27 in the year 1920.  

Oct 26   In the year 1920 t C Jones, PA, female impersonator  

Oct 27   On this day in history league of Nations moves headquarters in Geneva  

Oct 27   Nanette Fabray, San Diego Calif, actress (Katherine-One Day at a Time) in the year 1920.  

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   Elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania) was born in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born in the year 1920.  

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)  

Famous Deaths In 1920

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

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

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