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Historical Events In 1920

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Apr 16   On this day in history john Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80  

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

Apr 18   On this day in history walter Clegg, MP  

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

Apr 19   Frank Fontaine, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Crazy Guggenheim) in the year 1920.  

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

Apr 20   In the year 1920 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium  

Apr 20   On this day in history john Paul Stevens, Illinois, 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- )  

Apr 20   On this day in history tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama & Mississippi  

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

Apr 21   John Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London in the year 1920.  

Apr 22   In the year 1920 hal March, SF Calif, actor/TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage)  

Apr 23   Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara in the year 1920.  

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

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 in the year 1920.  

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

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   On this day in history nan Merriman, US/Neth singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orch)  

Apr 29   Edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster in the year 1920.  

Apr 30   Duncan Hamilton, driver in the year 1920.  

May 01   On this day in history 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   1st game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis on this day in history.  

May 02   Jacob Gilboa, composer in the year 1920.  

May 02   The first game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis on this day in history.  

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

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

May 05   On this day in history john Hidalgo Moya, architect/designer (Skylon)  

May 05   On this day in history polish troops occupy Kiev  

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

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   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

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   In the year 1920 death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 in the year 1920.  

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

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