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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 24 June 2019

Feb 04   1st flight from London to South Africa takes-off (lasts 1½ months) on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1920 first flight from London to South Africa takes-off (1 months)  

Feb 06   On this day in history james H Scheuer, (Rep-D-NY, 1965-73, 75- )  

Feb 06   On this day in history saarland administrated by League of Nations  

Feb 07   Alexander Koltsjak, adm/leader Russian counter-revolutionary, executed in the year 1920.  

Feb 07   On this day in history eddie Bracken, Astoria NYC, actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing)  

Feb 08   Buddy Blattner, baseball player in the year 1920.  

Feb 08   Lana (Julia Jean) Turner actress and WWII poster girl was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Richard Dehmel, writer, dies at 56 in the year 1920.  

Feb 08   Swiss men vote against women's suffrage in the year 1920.  

Feb 08   On this day in history the birth of Lana Turner, American film actress  

Feb 09   On this day in history international treaty recognizes Norwegian sovereignty over Svalbard  

Feb 10   Alexander Comfort, English poet/writer (Wreath for the Living) on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Baseball outlaws all pitches involving tampering with ball on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history billy Halop, NYC, actor (Bert Munson-All in the Family)  

Feb 12   In the year 1920 -Apr 26] 14,000 Rotterdam/Amsterdam harbor workers strike  

Feb 12   14,000 Rotterdam/Amsterdam harbor workers strike in the year 1920.  

Feb 12   Emile Sauret, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history bryant Boudleaux, Shellman Ga, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)  

Feb 13   League of Nations recognizes perpetual neutrality of Switzerland on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1920 national Negro Baseball League organized  

Feb 13   National Negro Baseball League organizes in the year 1920.  

Feb 13   Switzerland rejoins League of Nations on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Switzerland's perpetual neutrality is recognized by the League of Nations on this day in history.  

Feb 14   League of Women Voters forms in Chicago on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history the League of Women Voters is established in Chicago.  

Feb 16   Hubert van Herreweghen, Flemish writer/journalist on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1920 the birth of Patti Andrews, Of the 'Andrews Sisters'  

Feb 18   Bill Cullen, Pitts, TV game show host (over 20 different games) in the year 1920.  

Feb 19   Frances K Bairstow, educator/labor relations consultant in the year 1920.  

Feb 19   Netherlands joins League of Nations in the year 1920.  

Feb 20   Robert E Peary, US pole explorer (North Pole, 6/4/1909), dies at 63 in the year 1920.  

Feb 20   Robert E. Peary, Arctic explorer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history darius Milhaud & Jean Cocteau's ballet, "Le Train Bleu," premieres in Paris  

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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   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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

Jan 16   On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

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

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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