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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 20 October 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   On this day in history walter Clegg, MP  

Apr 19   In the year 1920 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   7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history john Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara  

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

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   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 in the year 1920.  

Apr 27   In the year 1920 pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence  

Apr 28   In the year 1920 azerbaijan SSR joins the USSR (1st time)  

Apr 28   In the year 1920 azerbaijan SSR joins USSR (1st time)  

Apr 28   Nan Merriman, US/Neth singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orch) in the year 1920.  

Apr 29   In the year 1920 edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster  

Apr 30   Duncan Hamilton, driver on this day in history.  

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

May 01   Belgian-Luxembourg toll tunnel opens in the year 1920.  

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

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   On this day in history german-Latvian peace treaty signed  

May 05   John Hidalgo Moya, architect/designer (Skylon) on this day in history.  

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   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 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   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   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   In the year 1920 amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

Jan 26   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died in the year 1920.  

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