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Historical Events In 1920

Friday, 10 July 2020

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   Carl Betz, Pitts, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show) in the year 1920.  

Mar 10   On this day in history jethro Burnsburns, country singer (Homer & Jethro)  

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

Mar 11   In the year 1920 d J Enright, England, poet/novelist (Some Men are Brothers)  

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

Mar 13   Wolfgang Kapp's coup attempt in Berlin fails in the year 1920.  

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

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

Mar 16   John Addison, Surrey England, composer (Tom Jones-Acad Award) in the year 1920.  

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

Mar 18   Eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1920 greece adopts the Gregorian calendar  

Mar 19   In the year 1920 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) in the year 1920.  

Mar 20   Douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 20   In the year 1920 uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Sherwin Badger  

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

Mar 21   Bruno Maderna, composer [or Apr 21] in the year 1920.  

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

Mar 22   In the year 1920 fanny Waterman, concert pianist & teacher  

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

Mar 23   Perserikatan Communist of India (PKI) political party forms in the year 1920.  

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

Mar 24   Gene Nelson, [Berg], Seattle Wash, actor (Tea For 2, Oklahoma) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 25   In the year 1920 greek Independence Day  

Mar 25   In the year 1920 patrick Troughton, actor (Doctor Who)  

Mar 26   In the year 1920 george E Brown Jr, (Rep-D-CA, 1963-71, 73- )  

Mar 27   Film stars Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks wed in the year 1920.  

Mar 27   On this day in history hermann Müller becomes German chancellor (SPD)  

Mar 27   On this day in history johan G Danser, Dutch poet (Meetings), dies at 26  

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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   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   In the year 1920 birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

Jan 04   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died in the year 1920.  

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   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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 26   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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