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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 18 March 2019

Mar 08   The management of the Grand Trunk Pacific is entrusted to the Board of Directors appointed for the Canadian National Railways on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Carl Betz, Pitts, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show) in the year 1920.  

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

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

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

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) in the year 1920.  

Mar 18   Eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator in the year 1920.  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 20   In the year 1920 douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician  

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

Mar 20   In the year 1920 uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Theresa Weld  

Mar 20   US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Sherwin Badger in the year 1920.  

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   Federigo Tozzi, Ital writer/journalist (Torre, Tre Croci), dies at 37 in the year 1920.  

Mar 22   Fanny Waterman, concert pianist & teacher in the year 1920.  

Mar 23   On this day in history alexander Grigori Harut'unyan, composer  

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

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

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

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

Mar 25   In the year 1920 greek Independence Day  

Mar 25   Patrick Troughton, actor (Doctor Who) in the year 1920.  

Mar 26   George E Brown Jr, (Rep-D-CA, 1963-71, 73- ) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

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   In the year 1920 birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

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   Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001) was born on this day in history.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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