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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 21 January 2019

Jan 16   The United States begin the prohibiton era, banning the sale of alcohol in the year 1920.  

Jan 17   In the year 1920 paul Deschanel elected President of France  

Jan 19   Alexandre Millerand forms French government in the year 1920.  

Jan 19   Alexandre Millerand forms French govt in the year 1920.  

Jan 19   On this day in history javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Peruvian United Nations Secretary General  

Jan 19   US Senate votes against membership in League of Nations on this day in history.  

Jan 20   DeForest Kelley, Atlanta GA, actor (Dr McCoy-Star Trek) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Dutch 2nd Chamber passes school laws on this day in history.  

Jan 20   The birth of Federico Fellini, Italian born film director on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Donald Cuthbert Coleman, economic historian on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1920 dutch government refuses to turn over ex-Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany to the allies  

Jan 23   On this day in history dutch refuse to turn over ex-kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany to allies  

Jan 23   Erbet Pawel, biographer (Kafka) in the year 1920.  

Jan 24   Don Saddler, Van Nuys Calif, dancer (Holiday Hotel) in the year 1920.  

Jan 25   On this day in history amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

Jan 26   Amadeo Modigliani's mistress jumps out of a window in the year 1920.  

Jan 26   Derek Bond, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Nicholas Nickelby) on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history alec Coppen, psychiatrist  

Jan 29   On this day in history walt Disney starts 1st job as an artist; $40 week with KC Slide Co  

Jan 29   Walt Disney starts first job as an artist; $40 week with Kansas City Slide Co in the year 1920.  

Jan 30   George Skibine, Russ/US dancer/choreographer (Tragedy in Verona) on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Quebec's Joe Malone sets NHL record of 7 goals in a game on this day in history.  

Jan 31   1st Ukrainian daily newspaper in US (NYC) begins publication on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, at Howard University, incorporates  

Jan 31   The first Ukrainian daily newspaper in US (New York City NY) begins publication in the year 1920.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 1st commercial armored car introduced (St Paul Minn)  

Feb 01   On this day in history kenneth Bond, former vice-chairman  

Feb 01   Royal Canadian Mounted Police forms as Royal Northwest Mounted Police merge with Dominion Police on this day in history.  

Feb 01   The first commercial armored car introduced (St Paul MN) in the year 1920.  

Feb 02   Estonia declares its Independence from Russia on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Estonia declares its Independence from Russia (Dorpat Peace) on this day in history.  

Feb 02   France occupies (German) Memel territory in the year 1920.  

Feb 02   On this day in history tarto/Dorpat peace treaty USSR recognizes Estonian independence  

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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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

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   In the year 1920 birth of renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

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

Jan 20   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

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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