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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 27 September 2020

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

Mar 09   Carl Betz, Pitts, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show) on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Jethro Burnsburns, country singer (Homer & Jethro) in the year 1920.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 16   On this day in history john Addison, Surrey England, composer (Tom Jones-Acad Award)  

Mar 17   In the year 1920 john La Montaine, Oak Park Ill, composer (Pulitzer 1959)  

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

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) in the year 1920.  

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

Mar 20   The first flight from London to South Africa lands (1 months) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 20   On this day in history uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Sherwin Badger  

Mar 20   Venustiano Carranza, president Mexico (1915-20), murdered at 60 in the year 1920.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 23   Alexander Grigori Harut'unyan, composer in the year 1920.  

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

Mar 24   In the year 1920 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) in the year 1920.  

Mar 25   Greek Independence Day on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1920.  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

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 in the year 1920.  

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 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 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   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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