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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

May 06   In the year 1920 john Henderson, Lord-Lieutenant (Berkshire England)  

May 07   On this day in history uSSR recognizes Georgia's independence  

May 07   In the year 1920 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 on this day in history.  

May 09   On this day in history richard Adams, author (Day Gone By)  

May 10   John Wesley Hyatt, inventor/plastics pioneer, dies in the year 1920.  

May 11   In the year 1920 beryl Bryden, jazz singer  

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

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

May 14   In the year 1920 wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 300th game vs Detroit  

May 15   On this day in history hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet  

May 15   On this day in history soccer team ADO '20 forms in Heemskerk  

May 16   Joan of Arc (Jean D'arc) canonized a saint in the year 1920.  

May 16   Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc) canonized a saint in Rome on this day in history.  

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

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

May 16   On this day in history switzerland joins the League of Nations  

May 17   On this day in history 1st De Havilland double-decker flight (London) lands in Schiphol  

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

May 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1920.  

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

May 18   In the year 1920 john Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], Poland, Pope (1978-2005)  

May 20   Betty Driver, actress (Penny Paradise) in the year 1920.  

May 20   Policemen raid the Cubs' bleachers & arrest 24 fans for gambling in the year 1920.  

May 21   In the year 1920 anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)  

May 22   Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic in the year 1920.  

May 23   Helen O'Connell, Lima Ohio, singer (Green Eyes, Anapola) in the year 1920.  

May 23   Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Pacem Dei in the year 1920.  

May 26   Jack Cheetham, cricketer (South African batsman, Test capt early 50's) on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1920 michael Webster, CEO (DRG)  

May 27   In the year 1920 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   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   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   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 20   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 25   In the year 1920 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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