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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Oct 29   In the year 1920 ed Barrow appointed GM of NY Yankees  

Oct 29   On this day in history johann Ernst Perabo, composer, dies at 74  

Oct 30   In the year 1920 the Communist Party of Australia is founded in Sydney.  

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

Oct 31   In the year 1920 romania annexes Bessarabia  

Nov 01   On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones," premieres in NYC  

Nov 01   On this day in history james J Kilpatrick, Okla City Okla, columnist (60 Minutes)  

Nov 02   Andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburgs coal basin), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 02   On this day in history kDKA (Pittsburgh) goes on air as 1st commercial radio station  

Nov 02   Warren G Harding elected President in the year 1920.  

Nov 03   "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game)  

Nov 05   In the year 1920 douglass North, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate  

Nov 06   In the year 1920 john Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC)  

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

Nov 08   Actress Edna Lewis Thomas debuts at Putnam Theatre Brooklyn on this day in history.  

Nov 10   George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House," premieres in NYC in the year 1920.  

Nov 10   In the year 1920 tod Andrews, NYC, actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage)  

Nov 11   Roy Jenkins, British MP (Labour) on this day in history.  

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   Hudson River frozen at Albany on this day in history.  

Nov 14   On this day in history american Pro Football League's Chic Tiger Joe Guyon punts 95 yards  

Nov 14   Johnny Desmond, Detroit Mich, singer (Your Hit Parade) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Free City of Danzig established under League of Nations protection in the year 1920.  

Nov 15   League of Nations holds first meeting, in Geneva in the year 1920.  

Nov 16   In the year 1920 australia's Qantas airways founded in Winton, Queensland as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited  

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   On this day in history alfred William Bedford, test pilot  

Nov 18   In the year 1920 apollo Theater (Academy, Bryant) opens at 221 W 42nd St NYC  

Nov 19   Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, campaigner 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   On this day in history birth of roger Peacock, writer  

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

Jan 03   In the year 1920 birth of renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)  

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   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

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

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