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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 19 November 2018

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   On this day in history jethro Burnsburns, country singer (Homer & Jethro)  

Mar 10   NHL's Quebec Bulldog Jim Malone scores 6 goals vs Ottawa Senators on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history d J Enright, England, poet/novelist (Some Men are Brothers)  

Mar 13   In the year 1920 frans van der Elst, Flemish attorney/MP (Volksunie)  

Mar 13   Wolfgang Kapp's coup attempt in Berlin fails on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Dorothy Tyler-Odam, Great Britain, high jumper (Oly-silver-36, 48) on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1920 1 Acre Park also known as Baby Park in the Bronx renamed Melrose Park  

Mar 16   In the year 1920 john Addison, Surrey England, composer (Tom Jones-Acad Award)  

Mar 17   John La Montaine, Oak Park Ill, composer (Pulitzer 1959) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1920 greece adopts the Gregorian calendar  

Mar 19   US Senate rejects Treaty of Versailles for 2nd time refusing to ratify League of Nations' covenant (maintaining isolation policy) in the year 1920.  

Mar 20   1st flight from London to South Africa lands (took 1½ months) in the year 1920.  

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

Mar 20   On this day in history the first flight from London to South Africa lands (1 months)  

Mar 20   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Theresa Weld on this day in history.  

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

Mar 20   On this day in history venustiano Carranza, president Mexico (1915-20), murdered at 60  

Mar 21   On this day in history bruno Maderna, composer [or Apr 21]  

Mar 21   Federigo Tozzi, Ital writer/journalist (Torre, Tre Croci), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1920 alexander Grigori Harut'unyan, composer  

Mar 23   Perserikatan Communist of India (PKI) political party forms on this day in history.  

Mar 24   In the year 1920 1st US coast guard air station established (Morehead City NC)  

Mar 24   On this day in history 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   Greek Independence Day on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history patrick Troughton, actor (Doctor Who)  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1920 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 in the year 1920.  

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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   In the year 1920 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

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

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