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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 27 May 2019

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

Oct 29   Johann Ernst Perabo, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history the Communist Party of Australia is founded in Sydney.  

Oct 31   In the year 1920 dick Francis, Wales, jockey/detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes)  

Oct 31   In the year 1920 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) on this day in history.  

Nov 02   In the year 1920 andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburgs coal basin), dies at 73  

Nov 02   Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, composer in the year 1920.  

Nov 02   KDKA (Pittsburgh) goes on air as 1st commercial radio station in the year 1920.  

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   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) 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 in the year 1920.  

Nov 10   On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House," premieres in NYC  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Richard Quine, Detroit MI, actor/director (Clay Pigeon) in the year 1920.  

Nov 13   Hudson River frozen at Albany in the year 1920.  

Nov 14   In the year 1920 american Pro Football League's Chic Tiger Joe Guyon punts 95 yards  

Nov 14   On this day in history johnny Desmond, Detroit Mich, singer (Your Hit Parade)  

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

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

Nov 15   In the year 1920 league of Nations holds first meeting, in Geneva  

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

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

Nov 16   Postage meter first used in US in lieu of postage stamps on this day in history.  

Nov 18   On this day in history alfred William Bedford, test pilot  

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.  

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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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

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   Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1920

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   In the year 1920 death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   In the year 1920 amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

Jan 26   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died in the year 1920.  

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