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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Apr 16   In the year 1920 john Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80  

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

Apr 18   Walter Clegg, MP on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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   Hal March, SF Calif, actor/TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage) in the year 1920.  

Apr 23   In the year 1920 turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara  

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   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   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   In the year 1920 azerbaijan SSR joins USSR (1st time)  

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

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

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

May 02   In the year 1920 jacob Gilboa, composer  

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

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of roger Peacock, writer  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

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   Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

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

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