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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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

Dec 13   In the year 1920 f Pease's interferometer measures first stellar diameter (Betelgeuse)  

Dec 14   In the year 1920 albertus Meintser, office clerk/resistance fighter  

Dec 14   Heavyweight Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in NYC on this day in history.  

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

Dec 16   In the year 1920 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   AL votes to let spitball pitchers to continue using it in the year 1920.  

Dec 17   Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tilsit East Prussia, actor (Kafka, Music Box) in the year 1920.  

Dec 17   British Empire receives League of Nations mandate to Nauru on this day in history.  

Dec 17   On this day in history japan receives League of Nations mandate over Pacific islands  

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

Dec 18   On this day in history 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   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) in the year 1920.  

Dec 20   In the year 1920 bert Collins scores 104 on Test Cricket debut v England SCG  

Dec 21   On this day in history claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death  

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

Dec 23   In the year 1920 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) 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 30   Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist in the year 1920.  

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   Elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of roger Peacock, writer  

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

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

Jan 14   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

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   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 in the year 1920.  

Jan 26   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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