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Historical Events In 1920

Saturday, 08 May 2021

Oct 02   In the year 1920 william Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University)  

Oct 03   Browns 1st baseman George Sisler gets his record 257th hit of season on this day in history.  

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

Oct 05   Robert Feenstra, Dutch law historian in the year 1920.  

Oct 06   In the year 1920 1st brothers oppose each other in World Series, Cleve's Wheeler Johnston pinch-hits as brother Jimmy plays 3rd base for Bkln  

Oct 06   In the year 1920 alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56  

Oct 07   Georg Leber, German politician (SPD) in the year 1920.  

Oct 08   Frank [Patrick] Herbert, US, sci-fi author (Dune) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1920.  

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

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

Oct 17   Chicago Bears (as Decatur Staleys) play 1st NFL game, win 7-0 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 18   On this day in history anita O'Day, vocalist/actress (Outfit, Zigzag, Jazz on a Summer Day)  

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

Oct 20   "1st Year" with Frank Craven premieres in NYC in the year 1920.  

Oct 20   In the year 1920 max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82  

Oct 22   In the year 1920 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   Louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja) in the year 1920.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 29   On this day in history baruj Benacerraf, Venezuelan-born immunologist, Nobel laureate  

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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   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

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   In the year 1920 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 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   On this day in history amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

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

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