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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 12 December 2019

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

Apr 17   American Professional Football Association forms (NFL) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 21   On this day in history john Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London  

Apr 22   On this day in history hal March, SF Calif, actor/TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage)  

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 in the year 1920.  

Apr 27   Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence on this day in history.  

Apr 28   On this day in history 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   Edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history duncan Hamilton, driver  

May 01   On this day in history babe Ruth's 1st Yankee HR & 50th of career, out of Polo Grounds  

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   Jacob Gilboa, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

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

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

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