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Historical Events In 1920

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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

May 07   In the year 1920 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   In the year 1920 maurice Cranston, political scientist  

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

May 10   On this day in history john Wesley Hyatt, inventor/plastics pioneer, dies  

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

May 11   In the year 1920 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- ) on this day in history.  

May 14   Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 300th game vs Detroit in the year 1920.  

May 15   In the year 1920 hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet  

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   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   On this day in history switzerland joins the League of Nations  

May 17   In the year 1920 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   On this day in history 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   John Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], Poland, Pope (1978-2005) in the year 1920.  

May 20   In the year 1920 betty Driver, actress (Penny Paradise)  

May 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic  

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

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

Jan 02   Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born in the year 1920.  

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   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   In the year 1920 death of georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)  

Jan 25   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1920 death of matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered  

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