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Historical Events In 1920

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

May 06   John Henderson, Lord-Lieutenant (Berkshire England) on this day in history.  

May 07   USSR recognizes Georgia's independence on this day in history.  

May 07   On this day in history uSSR recognizes independence of Georgia  

May 08   46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09 on this day in history.  

May 08   Maurice Cranston, political scientist in the year 1920.  

May 09   Richard Adams, author (Day Gone By) on this day in history.  

May 10   John Wesley Hyatt, inventor/plastics pioneer, dies on this day in history.  

May 11   Beryl Bryden, jazz singer in the year 1920.  

May 11   William D Howells, US author (A Woman's Reason), dies at 83 in the year 1920.  

May 13   In the year 1920 ratu Kasmisere Mara, PM of Fiji (1960-70, 70- )/pres (1994- )  

May 14   Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 300th game vs Detroit on this day in history.  

May 15   Hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet on this day in history.  

May 15   Soccer team ADO '20 forms in Heemskerk on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1920 joan of Arc (Jean D'arc) canonized a saint  

May 16   In the year 1920 joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc) canonized a saint in Rome  

May 16   On this day in history martine Carol, [Maryse Mopurer], Saint-Mande France, actress (Nana)  

May 16   On this day in history spanish bullfighter Joselito is fatally gored fighting his last bull  

May 16   Switzerland joins the League of Nations on this day in history.  

May 17   1st De Havilland double-decker flight (London) lands in Schiphol in the year 1920.  

May 17   On this day in history harriet Van Horne, Syracuse NY, columnist/panelist (Leave it to Girls)  

May 17   In the year 1920 maitland Hathorn, cricketer (325 runs in 12 Tests S Afr 1901-11), dies  

May 17   The first De Havilland double-decker flight (London) lands in Schiphol on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history 46th Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 1:51.6  

May 18   John Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], Poland, Pope (1978-2005) in the year 1920.  

May 20   On this day in history betty Driver, actress (Penny Paradise)  

May 20   Policemen raid the Cubs' bleachers & arrest 24 fans for gambling on this day in history.  

May 21   Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse) on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic  

May 23   Helen O'Connell, Lima Ohio, singer (Green Eyes, Anapola) on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Pacem Dei  

May 26   Jack Cheetham, cricketer (South African batsman, Test capt early 50's) in the year 1920.  

May 27   Michael Webster, CEO (DRG) on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history tatar ASSR forms in Russian SFSR  

May 27   Tatar ASSR is established in Russian SFSR in the year 1920.  

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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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

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

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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