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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Oct 29   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 dick Francis, Wales, jockey/detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes)  

Oct 31   On this day in history romania annexes Bessarabia  

Nov 01   Eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones," premieres in NYC in the year 1920.  

Nov 01   James J Kilpatrick, Okla City Okla, columnist (60 Minutes) in the year 1920.  

Nov 02   On this day in history andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburgs coal basin), dies at 73  

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

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

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

Nov 03   In the year 1920 "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater  

Nov 04   In the year 1920 georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game)  

Nov 05   On this day in history douglass North, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate  

Nov 06   John Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

Nov 10   George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Tod Andrews, NYC, actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage) in the year 1920.  

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   Richard Quine, Detroit MI, actor/director (Clay Pigeon) in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 johnny Desmond, Detroit Mich, singer (Your Hit Parade)  

Nov 15   In the year 1920 ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg  

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   Australia's Qantas airways founded in Winton, Queensland as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited on this day in history.  

Nov 16   On this day in history betty Hicks, LPGA golfer  

Nov 16   Postage meter first used in US in lieu of postage stamps in the year 1920.  

Nov 18   Alfred William Bedford, test pilot on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

Jan 04   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

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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