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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 14 November 2019

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

Dec 13   F Pease's interferometer measures first stellar diameter (Betelgeuse) in the year 1920.  

Dec 14   Albertus Meintser, office clerk/resistance fighter in the year 1920.  

Dec 14   In the year 1920 heavyweight Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in NYC  

Dec 16   8.6 earthquake destroys 15,000 square miles and kills over 180,000 in Kansu China in the year 1920.  

Dec 16   In the year 1920 ma, the Benovelent, Chinese muslim rebel (holy war), dies  

Dec 16   On this day in history over 180,000 die when earthquake destroys 15,000 miles (Kansu China)  

Dec 17   AL votes to let spitball pitchers to continue using it in the year 1920.  

Dec 17   On this day in history armin Mueller-Stahl, Tilsit East Prussia, actor (Kafka, Music Box)  

Dec 17   On this day in history british Empire receives League of Nations mandate to Nauru  

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

Dec 17   In the year 1920 south Africa receives League of Nations mandate over SW Africa  

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

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

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

Dec 19   On this day in history david Susskind, NYC, TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show)  

Dec 20   On this day in history bert Collins scores 104 on Test Cricket debut v England SCG  

Dec 21   Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death in the year 1920.  

Dec 21   Jerome Kern/BG DeSylva's musical "Sally," premieres in NYC in the year 1920.  

Dec 23   On this day in history ireland divided into 2 parts, each with its own parliament  

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

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

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

Dec 26   On this day in history gote Carlid, composer  

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

Dec 29   Syd Dernley, hangman in the year 1920.  

Dec 29   On this day in history the netherlands/Venezuela recover diplomatic relations  

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

Dec 31   Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 43 in the year 1920.  

Dec 31   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

Jan 16   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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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