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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 05   In the year 1920 robert Feenstra, Dutch law historian  

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

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   1st Grandslam in WS (Smith) & 1st unassisted triple play (Wambsganss) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   "1st Year" with Frank Craven premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82 in the year 1920.  

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) 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 in the year 1920.  

Oct 27   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1920.  

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   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 in the year 1920.  

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

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