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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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

Oct 03   Browns 1st baseman George Sisler gets his record 257th hit of season on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 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   Georg Leber, German politician (SPD) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history 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   Jens Bjorneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 laWanda Page, Cleve Ohio, actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons)  

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 in the year 1920.  

Oct 22   Harry Potts, soccer star/manager in the year 1920.  

Oct 23   Chicago grand jury indicts Abe Attell, Hal Chase, & Bill Burns as go-betweens in Black Sox World Series scandal on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja)  

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   Nanette Fabray, San Diego Calif, actress (Katherine-One Day at a Time) in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

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   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born in the year 1920.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

Jan 14   In the year 1920 death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

Jan 16   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died on this day in history.  

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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