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Historical Events In 1920

Saturday, 21 May 2022

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

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) in the year 1920.  

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

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

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

Mar 18   On this day in history eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator  

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

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   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) in the year 1920.  

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

Mar 26   George E Brown Jr, (Rep-D-CA, 1963-71, 73- ) in the year 1920.  

Mar 27   Film stars Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks wed on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Hermann Müller becomes German chancellor (SPD) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1920 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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died on this day in history.  

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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