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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 19 June 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   Walter Clegg, MP on this day in history.  

Apr 19   24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Frank Fontaine, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Crazy Guggenheim) on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 20   In the year 1920 john Paul Stevens, Illinois, 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- )  

Apr 20   Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama & Mississippi in the year 1920.  

Apr 21   On this day in history bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21]  

Apr 21   John Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   On this day in history british Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years)  

Apr 25   In the year 1920 jean Carmet, actor (Cache Cash, Miss Mona, Night Magic)  

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 in the year 1920.  

Apr 27   Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 28   On this day in history nan Merriman, US/Neth singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orch)  

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

Apr 30   On this day in history duncan Hamilton, driver  

May 01   Babe Ruth's 1st Yankee HR & 50th of career, out of Polo Grounds on this day in history.  

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

May 02   1st game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis in the year 1920.  

May 02   Jacob Gilboa, composer on this day in history.  

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

May 03   In the year 1920 sugar Ray Robinson, [Walter Smith], middle/welterweight boxer (champ)  

May 05   German-Latvian peace treaty signed in the year 1920.  

May 05   John Hidalgo Moya, architect/designer (Skylon) in the year 1920.  

May 05   On this day in history polish troops occupy Kiev  

May 05   US President Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal 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   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 07   In the year 1920 death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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