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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 18 March 2019

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   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   On this day in history alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56  

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

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

Oct 09   In the year 1920 1st World Series game in Cleveland, Indians win 2-1  

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

Oct 10   1st Grandslam in WS (Smith) & 1st unassisted triple play (Wambsganss) in the year 1920.  

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

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   Montgomery Clift, Omaha NE, actor (From Here to Eternity) in the year 1920.  

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   Max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82 in the year 1920.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1920 birth of roger Peacock, writer  

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

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   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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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