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Historical Events In 1920

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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

May 07   USSR recognizes Georgia's independence in the year 1920.  

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 in the year 1920.  

May 08   In the year 1920 maurice Cranston, political scientist  

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   On this day in history beryl Bryden, jazz singer  

May 11   William D Howells, US author (A Woman's Reason), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history 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   Hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1920 soccer team ADO '20 forms in Heemskerk  

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

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

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

May 16   In the year 1920 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 17   Maitland Hathorn, cricketer (325 runs in 12 Tests S Afr 1901-11), dies on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1920 the first De Havilland double-decker flight (London) lands in Schiphol  

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   In the year 1920 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) in the year 1920.  

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

May 23   On this day in history helen O'Connell, Lima Ohio, singer (Green Eyes, Anapola)  

May 23   In the year 1920 pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Pacem Dei  

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

May 27   Michael Webster, CEO (DRG) in the year 1920.  

May 27   In the year 1920 tatar ASSR forms in Russian SFSR  

May 27   Tatar ASSR is established in Russian SFSR on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1920 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   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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