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Historical Events In 1920

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

May 09   In the year 1920 richard Adams, author (Day Gone By)  

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   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   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   In the year 1920 martine Carol, [Maryse Mopurer], Saint-Mande France, actress (Nana)  

May 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1920.  

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

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

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

May 23   Helen O'Connell, Lima Ohio, singer (Green Eyes, Anapola) on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Pacem Dei  

May 26   Jack Cheetham, cricketer (South African batsman, Test capt early 50's) in the year 1920.  

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

May 27   Tatar ASSR forms in Russian SFSR in the year 1920.  

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   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   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   In the year 1920 birth of isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)  

Jan 02   Penelope Jessel, politcal activist was born in the year 1920.  

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

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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843) died on this day in history.  

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 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   Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 in the year 1920.  

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

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