Historical Events In 1920
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Oct 29 Ed Barrow appointed GM of NY Yankees in the year 1920.
Oct 29 Johann Ernst Perabo, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1920.
Oct 30 The Communist Party of Australia is founded in Sydney on this day in history.
Oct 31 In the year 1920 dick Francis, Wales, jockey/detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes)
Oct 31 Romania annexes Bessarabia on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 1920 eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones," premieres in NYC
Nov 01 James J Kilpatrick, Okla City Okla, columnist (60 Minutes) on this day in history.
Nov 02 Andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburgs coal basin), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Nov 02 Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, composer in the year 1920.
Nov 02 In the year 1920 kDKA (Pittsburgh) goes on air as 1st commercial radio station
Nov 02 On this day in history warren G Harding elected President
Nov 03 In the year 1920 "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater
Nov 04 Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game) on this day in history.
Nov 05 Douglass North, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate in the year 1920.
Nov 06 John Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC) in the year 1920.
Nov 08 Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Nov 08 Actress Edna Lewis Thomas debuts at Putnam Theatre Brooklyn on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House," premieres in NYC
Nov 10 In the year 1920 tod Andrews, NYC, actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage)
Nov 11 In the year 1920 roy Jenkins, British MP (Labour)
Nov 12 Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis elected 1st baseball commissioner in the year 1920.
Nov 12 In the year 1920 richard Quine, Detroit MI, actor/director (Clay Pigeon)
Nov 13 On this day in history hudson River frozen at Albany
Nov 14 On this day in history american Pro Football League's Chic Tiger Joe Guyon punts 95 yards
Nov 14 In the year 1920 johnny Desmond, Detroit Mich, singer (Your Hit Parade)
Nov 15 On this day in history ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg
Nov 15 In the year 1920 free City of Danzig established under League of Nations protection
Nov 15 League of Nations holds first meeting, in Geneva in the year 1920.
Nov 16 Australia's Qantas airways founded in Winton, Queensland as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited on this day in history.
Nov 16 Betty Hicks, LPGA golfer on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1920 postage meter first used in US in lieu of postage stamps
Nov 18 Alfred William Bedford, test pilot on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history apollo Theater (Academy, Bryant) opens at 221 W 42nd St NYC
Nov 19 Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, campaigner in the year 1920.