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