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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history george Tribe, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler, Northants)  

Oct 05   On this day in history robert Feenstra, Dutch law historian  

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   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   1st World Series game in Cleveland, Indians win 2-1 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1920 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 13   On this day in history world Series celebration in Wade Park brings out 50,000+ Clevelanders  

Oct 14   Part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland in the year 1920.  

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

Oct 20   In the year 1920 max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82  

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

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

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   On this day in history league of Nations moves headquarters in Geneva  

Oct 27   In the year 1920 nanette Fabray, San Diego Calif, actress (Katherine-One Day at a Time)  

Oct 27   In the year 1920 westinghouse radio station in East Pittsburgh, KDKA begins  

Oct 29   On this day in history 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   Elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

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   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1920 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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