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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Oct 02   On this day in history william Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University)  

Oct 03   In the year 1920 browns 1st baseman George Sisler gets his record 257th hit of season  

Oct 04   George Tribe, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler, Northants) in the year 1920.  

Oct 05   On this day in history robert Feenstra, Dutch law historian  

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

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

Oct 07   On this day in history georg Leber, German politician (SPD)  

Oct 08   In the year 1920 frank [Patrick] Herbert, US, sci-fi author (Dune)  

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

Oct 09   On this day in history jens Bjorneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas)  

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

Oct 10   On this day in history the birth of Thelonius Monk, Celebrated US Jazz pianist and composer  

Oct 12   In the year 1920 alice Childress, US playwright/actress (Wedding Band)  

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

Oct 13   Albert Hague, Berlin Germany, actor (Mr Shorofsky-Fame) in the year 1920.  

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

Oct 13   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history chicago Bears (as Decatur Staleys) play 1st NFL game, win 7-0  

Oct 17   In the year 1920 montgomery Clift, Omaha NE, actor (From Here to Eternity)  

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

Oct 19   LaWanda Page, Cleve Ohio, actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1920 "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   On this day in history chicago grand jury indicts Abe Attell, Hal Chase, & Bill Burns as go-betweens in Black Sox World Series scandal  

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

Oct 27   League of Nations moves headquarters in Geneva on this day in history.  

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

Oct 27   On this day in history westinghouse radio station in East Pittsburgh, KDKA begins  

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

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 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 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

Jan 26   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died on this day in history.  

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