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Historical Events In 1920

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Dec 13   On this day in history f Pease's interferometer measures 1st stellar diameter (Betelgeuse)  

Dec 13   On this day in history f Pease's interferometer measures first stellar diameter (Betelgeuse)  

Dec 14   On this day in history albertus Meintser, office clerk/resistance fighter  

Dec 14   On this day in history heavyweight Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in NYC  

Dec 16   On this day in history 8.6 earthquake destroys 15,000 square miles and kills over 180,000 in Kansu China  

Dec 16   On this day in history ma, the Benovelent, Chinese muslim rebel (holy war), dies  

Dec 16   In the year 1920 over 180,000 die when earthquake destroys 15,000 miles (Kansu China)  

Dec 17   On this day in history aL votes to let spitball pitchers to continue using it  

Dec 17   In the year 1920 armin Mueller-Stahl, Tilsit East Prussia, actor (Kafka, Music Box)  

Dec 17   British Empire receives League of Nations mandate to Nauru in the year 1920.  

Dec 17   Japan receives League of Nations mandate over Pacific islands on this day in history.  

Dec 17   On this day in history south Africa receives League of Nations mandate over SW Africa  

Dec 18   1st US postage stamps printed without the words United States or US in the year 1920.  

Dec 18   On this day in history rita Streich, German singer  

Dec 19   1st US indoor curling rink opens (Brookline, Mass) on this day in history.  

Dec 19   In the year 1920 david Susskind, NYC, TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show)  

Dec 20   Bert Collins scores 104 on Test Cricket debut v England SCG in the year 1920.  

Dec 21   In the year 1920 claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death  

Dec 21   On this day in history jerome Kern/BG DeSylva's musical "Sally," premieres in NYC  

Dec 23   Ireland divided into 2 parts, each with its own parliament in the year 1920.  

Dec 24   Dave Bartholomew, La, jazz artist/songwriter (Blueberry Hill) in the year 1920.  

Dec 24   In the year 1920 enrico Caruso gives his last public performance (New York NY)  

Dec 24   Enrico Caruso gives his last public performance (NYC) in the year 1920.  

Dec 26   Gote Carlid, composer in the year 1920.  

Dec 28   In the year 1920 steve Van Buren, NFL halfback (Philadelphia Eagles)  

Dec 29   Syd Dernley, hangman in the year 1920.  

Dec 29   The netherlands/Venezuela recover diplomatic relations on this day in history.  

Dec 30   On this day in history aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist  

Dec 31   On this day in history albert Roelofs, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 43  

Dec 31   In the year 1920 roy Park makes 1st-ball duck in only Test Cricket inn, v Eng at MCG  

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

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died in the year 1920.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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