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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

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

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   Dick Francis, Wales, jockey/detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes) in the year 1920.  

Oct 31   Romania annexes Bessarabia in the year 1920.  

Nov 01   Eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

Nov 02   In the year 1920 warren G Harding elected President  

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

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

Nov 08   On this day in history abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83  

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

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

Nov 10   On this day in history tod Andrews, NYC, actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage)  

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

Nov 12   In the year 1920 judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis elected 1st baseball commissioner  

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   American Pro Football League's Chic Tiger Joe Guyon punts 95 yards in the year 1920.  

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

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

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

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   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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 14   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1920.  

Jan 20   On this day in history death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

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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