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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 23 January 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   USSR recognizes independence of Georgia on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history beryl Bryden, jazz singer  

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

May 13   Ratu Kasmisere Mara, PM of Fiji (1960-70, 70- )/pres (1994- ) in the year 1920.  

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   Soccer team ADO '20 forms in Heemskerk in the year 1920.  

May 16   On this day in history joan of Arc (Jean D'arc) canonized a saint  

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

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

May 16   Spanish bullfighter Joselito is fatally gored fighting his last bull on this day in history.  

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

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

May 17   Harriet Van Horne, Syracuse NY, columnist/panelist (Leave it to Girls) in the year 1920.  

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

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

May 18   46th Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 1:51.6 in the year 1920.  

May 18   On this day in history john Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], Poland, Pope (1978-2005)  

May 20   Betty Driver, actress (Penny Paradise) on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1920 policemen raid the Cubs' bleachers & arrest 24 fans for gambling  

May 21   On this day in history anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)  

May 22   Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on this day in history.  

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

May 23   Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Pacem Dei on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1920 jack Cheetham, cricketer (South African batsman, Test capt early 50's)  

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   In the year 1920 tatar ASSR is established in Russian SFSR  

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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   On this day in history birth of roger Peacock, writer  

Jan 01   In the year 1920 birth of virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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   Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered died on this day in history.  

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