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Historical Events In 1920

Friday, 20 September 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   In the year 1920 george Tribe, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler, Northants)  

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

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

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 in the year 1920.  

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

Oct 10   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history alice Childress, US playwright/actress (Wedding Band)  

Oct 12   On this day in history cleve Indians beat Bkln Dodgers, 5 games to 2 in 17th World Series  

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

Oct 13   Isaac Capadose, lawyer/evangelist, dies at 86 in the year 1920.  

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

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

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   Montgomery Clift, Omaha NE, actor (From Here to Eternity) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Harry Potts, soccer star/manager in the year 1920.  

Oct 23   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history t C Jones, PA, female impersonator  

Oct 27   League of Nations moves headquarters in Geneva in the year 1920.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 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   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   In the year 1920 death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

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   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

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 on this day in history.  

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