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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 13 December 2018

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

Apr 17   American Professional Football Association forms (NFL) in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history frank Fontaine, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Crazy Guggenheim)  

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

Apr 20   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 h Shapley & H D Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae  

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

Apr 27   Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence in the year 1920.  

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

Apr 28   On this day in history azerbaijan SSR joins USSR (1st time)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history polish troops occupy Kiev  

May 05   On this day in history uS President Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 03   Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001) was born in the year 1920.  

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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died in the year 1920.  

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   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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