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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Oct 02   William Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University) in the year 1920.  

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

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   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1920.  

Oct 16   In the year 1920 alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56  

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

Oct 19   LaWanda Page, Cleve Ohio, actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   "1st Year" with Frank Craven premieres in NYC in the year 1920.  

Oct 20   On this day in history max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82  

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   Louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja) in the year 1920.  

Oct 25   Alexander, king of Greece (1917-20), dies after ape bite at 27 on this day in history.  

Oct 26   On this day in history t C Jones, PA, female impersonator  

Oct 27   On this day in history 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   Westinghouse radio station in East Pittsburgh, KDKA begins in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 birth of roger Peacock, writer  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)  

Famous Deaths In 1920

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

Jan 07   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 in the year 1920.  

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

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