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Historical Events In 1920

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Dec 13   F Pease's interferometer measures 1st stellar diameter (Betelgeuse) on this day in history.  

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   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   Over 180,000 die when earthquake destroys 15,000 miles (Kansu China) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 17   On this day in history 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   South Africa receives League of Nations mandate over SW Africa on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on this day in history.  

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

Dec 23   Ireland divided into 2 parts, each with its own parliament on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Dave Bartholomew, La, jazz artist/songwriter (Blueberry Hill) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 24   On this day in history enrico Caruso gives his last public performance (NYC)  

Dec 26   On this day in history gote Carlid, composer  

Dec 28   Steve Van Buren, NFL halfback (Philadelphia Eagles) on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Syd Dernley, hangman in the year 1920.  

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

Dec 30   In the year 1920 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   Roy Park makes 1st-ball duck in only Test Cricket inn, v Eng at MCG 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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

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   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1920 death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

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

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

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