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Historical Events In 1920

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Dec 13   In the year 1920 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 rita Streich, German singer  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Enrico Caruso gives his last public performance (New York NY) on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Enrico Caruso gives his last public performance (NYC) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Gote Carlid, composer in the year 1920.  

Dec 28   On this day in history steve Van Buren, NFL halfback (Philadelphia Eagles)  

Dec 29   Syd Dernley, hangman in the year 1920.  

Dec 29   In the year 1920 the netherlands/Venezuela recover diplomatic relations  

Dec 30   In the year 1920 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   Elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

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 in the year 1920.  

Famous Deaths In 1920

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1920 paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

Jan 04   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1920 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   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 on this day in history.  

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