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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 08   The management of the Grand Trunk Pacific is entrusted to the Board of Directors appointed for the Canadian National Railways in the year 1920.  

Mar 09   On this day in history carl Betz, Pitts, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show)  

Mar 10   Jethro Burnsburns, country singer (Homer & Jethro) on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1920 nHL's Quebec Bulldog Jim Malone scores 6 goals vs Ottawa Senators  

Mar 11   D J Enright, England, poet/novelist (Some Men are Brothers) in the year 1920.  

Mar 13   Frans van der Elst, Flemish attorney/MP (Volksunie) on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history wolfgang Kapp's coup attempt in Berlin fails  

Mar 14   Dorothy Tyler-Odam, Great Britain, high jumper (Oly-silver-36, 48) in the year 1920.  

Mar 16   On this day in history 1 Acre Park also known as Baby Park in the Bronx renamed Melrose Park  

Mar 16   John Addison, Surrey England, composer (Tom Jones-Acad Award) on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history john La Montaine, Oak Park Ill, composer (Pulitzer 1959)  

Mar 18   In the year 1920 eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator  

Mar 18   On this day in history greece adopts the Gregorian calendar  

Mar 19   On this day in history uS Senate rejects Treaty of Versailles for 2nd time refusing to ratify League of Nations' covenant (maintaining isolation policy)  

Mar 20   1st flight from London to South Africa lands (took 1½ months) on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician in the year 1920.  

Mar 20   In the year 1920 the first flight from London to South Africa lands (1 months)  

Mar 20   On this day in history uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Theresa Weld  

Mar 20   US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Sherwin Badger on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Venustiano Carranza, president Mexico (1915-20), murdered at 60 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Bruno Maderna, composer [or Apr 21] on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1920 federigo Tozzi, Ital writer/journalist (Torre, Tre Croci), dies at 37  

Mar 22   On this day in history fanny Waterman, concert pianist & teacher  

Mar 23   Alexander Grigori Harut'unyan, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history perserikatan Communist of India (PKI) political party forms  

Mar 24   On this day in history 1st US coast guard air station established (Morehead City NC)  

Mar 24   In the year 1920 gene Nelson, [Berg], Seattle Wash, actor (Tea For 2, Oklahoma)  

Mar 24   US coast guard air station established (Morehead City NC) on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history greek Independence Day  

Mar 25   Patrick Troughton, actor (Doctor Who) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history george E Brown Jr, (Rep-D-CA, 1963-71, 73- )  

Mar 27   On this day in history film stars Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks wed  

Mar 27   In the year 1920 hermann Müller becomes German chancellor (SPD)  

Mar 27   Johan G Danser, Dutch poet (Meetings), dies at 26 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1920

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

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   On this day in history 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   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born in the year 1920.  

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

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   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   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   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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