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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 22 August 2019

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 in the year 1920.  

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

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

Apr 20   In the year 1920 tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama & Mississippi  

Apr 21   Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21] on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1920 john Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London  

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   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   Jean Carmet, actor (Cache Cash, Miss Mona, Night Magic) in the year 1920.  

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 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1920.  

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

Apr 30   In the year 1920 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 in the year 1920.  

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

May 02   On this day in history jacob Gilboa, composer  

May 02   On this day in history the first game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis  

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

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   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   Elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania) was born in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born in the year 1920.  

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

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   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   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   In the year 1920 death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

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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