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Historical Events In 1920

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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) in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history john Paul Stevens, Illinois, 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- )  

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

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

Apr 24   British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 27   On this day in history pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence  

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

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1920 belgian-Luxembourg toll tunnel opens  

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

May 02   Jacob Gilboa, composer in the year 1920.  

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) on this day in history.  

May 05   German-Latvian peace treaty signed in the year 1920.  

May 05   John Hidalgo Moya, architect/designer (Skylon) in the year 1920.  

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   On this day in history birth of roger Peacock, writer  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

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   In the year 1920 paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

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   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died in the year 1920.  

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   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

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

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