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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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   George Tribe, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler, Northants) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Oct 09   In the year 1920 jens Bjorneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas)  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 13   On this day in history isaac Capadose, lawyer/evangelist, dies at 86  

Oct 13   World Series celebration in Wade Park brings out 50,000+ Clevelanders on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   League of Nations moves headquarters in Geneva in the year 1920.  

Oct 27   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 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   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 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   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   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 in the year 1920.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

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