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Historical Events In 1920

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Oct 02   William Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1920.  

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

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   Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Oct 07   In the year 1920 georg Leber, German politician (SPD)  

Oct 08   On this day in history frank [Patrick] Herbert, US, sci-fi author (Dune)  

Oct 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st Grandslam in WS (Smith) & 1st unassisted triple play (Wambsganss)  

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   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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history chicago Bears (as Decatur Staleys) play 1st NFL game, win 7-0  

Oct 17   On this day in history montgomery Clift, Omaha NE, actor (From Here to Eternity)  

Oct 18   In the year 1920 anita O'Day, vocalist/actress (Outfit, Zigzag, Jazz on a Summer Day)  

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   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   Louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 29   Baruj Benacerraf, Venezuelan-born immunologist, Nobel laureate on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 03   Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 16   On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died on this day in history.  

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