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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 23 May 2019

May 06   John Henderson, Lord-Lieutenant (Berkshire England) in the year 1920.  

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

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

May 08   In the year 1920 46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09  

May 08   On this day in history maurice Cranston, political scientist  

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

May 10   In the year 1920 john Wesley Hyatt, inventor/plastics pioneer, dies  

May 11   Beryl Bryden, jazz singer on this day in history.  

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

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

May 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history soccer team ADO '20 forms in Heemskerk  

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

May 16   On this day in history joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc) canonized a saint in Rome  

May 16   Martine Carol, [Maryse Mopurer], Saint-Mande France, actress (Nana) in the year 1920.  

May 16   Spanish bullfighter Joselito is fatally gored fighting his last bull in the year 1920.  

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

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

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

May 18   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history betty Driver, actress (Penny Paradise)  

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   In the year 1920 hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic  

May 23   In the year 1920 helen O'Connell, Lima Ohio, singer (Green Eyes, Anapola)  

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

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

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

May 27   On this day in history 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   Elisabeth Andersen, [Anna de Bruyn], Dutch actress (Yerma, Titania) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)  

Jan 14   In the year 1920 death of john Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)  

Jan 16   In the year 1920 reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60  

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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