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Historical Events In 1920

Monday, 10 May 2021

Apr 16   John Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1920 american Professional Football Association forms (NFL)  

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 in the year 1920.  

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

Apr 20   John Paul Stevens, Illinois, 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- ) in the year 1920.  

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

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   Hal March, SF Calif, actor/TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage) on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 24   British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years) in the year 1920.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 28   Nan Merriman, US/Neth singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orch) on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Duncan Hamilton, driver in the year 1920.  

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

May 01   On this day in history belgian-Luxembourg toll tunnel opens  

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

May 02   In the year 1920 jacob Gilboa, composer  

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

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

May 05   German-Latvian peace treaty signed on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1920 john Hidalgo Moya, architect/designer (Skylon)  

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

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   On this day in history birth of elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania)  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1920 death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1920.  

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

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

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

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