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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Apr 16   John Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1920.  

Apr 17   American Professional Football Association forms (NFL) on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1920 walter Clegg, MP  

Apr 19   In the year 1920 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31  

Apr 19   In the year 1920 frank Fontaine, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Crazy Guggenheim)  

Apr 20   On this day in history 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp  

Apr 20   On this day in history 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium  

Apr 20   John Paul Stevens, Illinois, 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- ) on this day in history.  

Apr 20   In the year 1920 tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama & Mississippi  

Apr 21   Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21] in the year 1920.  

Apr 21   On this day in history john Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London  

Apr 22   On this day in history hal March, SF Calif, actor/TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage)  

Apr 23   On this day in history turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara  

Apr 23   Turkish Grand National Assembly first meets, in Ankara on this day in history.  

Apr 24   In the year 1920 british Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years)  

Apr 25   Jean Carmet, actor (Cache Cash, Miss Mona, Night Magic) in the year 1920.  

Apr 26   H Shapley & H D Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history h Shapley & H.D. Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae  

Apr 27   In the year 1920 pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence  

Apr 28   Azerbaijan SSR joins the USSR (1st time) on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Azerbaijan SSR joins USSR (1st time) in the year 1920.  

Apr 28   In the year 1920 nan Merriman, US/Neth singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orch)  

Apr 29   On this day in history edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster  

Apr 30   In the year 1920 duncan Hamilton, driver  

May 01   In the year 1920 babe Ruth's 1st Yankee HR & 50th of career, out of Polo Grounds  

May 01   Belgian-Luxembourg toll tunnel opens on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history 1st game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis  

May 02   In the year 1920 jacob Gilboa, composer  

May 02   In the year 1920 the first game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis  

May 03   Sugar Ray Robinson, [Walter Smith], middle/welterweight boxer (champ) on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1920 german-Latvian peace treaty signed  

May 05   John Hidalgo Moya, architect/designer (Skylon) on this day in history.  

May 05   Polish troops occupy Kiev on this day in history.  

May 05   US President Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal in the year 1920.  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 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   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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 16   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1920 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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