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Historical Events In 1920

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Oct 29   On this day in history ed Barrow appointed GM of NY Yankees  

Oct 29   In the year 1920 johann Ernst Perabo, composer, dies at 74  

Oct 30   The Communist Party of Australia is founded in Sydney on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history dick Francis, Wales, jockey/detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes)  

Oct 31   Romania annexes Bessarabia in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburgs coal basin), dies at 73  

Nov 02   On this day in history fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, composer  

Nov 02   In the year 1920 kDKA (Pittsburgh) goes on air as 1st commercial radio station  

Nov 02   Warren G Harding elected President on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history "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 on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history john Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC)  

Nov 08   Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83 in the year 1920.  

Nov 08   In the year 1920 actress Edna Lewis Thomas debuts at Putnam Theatre Brooklyn  

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   On this day in history roy Jenkins, British MP (Labour)  

Nov 12   Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis elected 1st baseball commissioner in the year 1920.  

Nov 12   On this day in history richard Quine, Detroit MI, actor/director (Clay Pigeon)  

Nov 13   On this day in history hudson River frozen at Albany  

Nov 14   In the year 1920 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   Ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history postage meter first used in US in lieu of postage stamps  

Nov 18   Alfred William Bedford, test pilot in the year 1920.  

Nov 18   Apollo Theater (Academy, Bryant) opens at 221 W 42nd St NYC in the year 1920.  

Nov 19   On this day in history ursula Heathcote Nicholls, campaigner  

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Famous Birthdays In 1920

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of roger Peacock, writer  

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

Jan 04   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

Jan 14   In the year 1920 death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

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

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