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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

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

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

May 07   USSR recognizes independence of Georgia in the year 1920.  

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

May 08   Maurice Cranston, political scientist on this day in history.  

May 09   Richard Adams, author (Day Gone By) in the year 1920.  

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

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   Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 300th game vs Detroit on this day in history.  

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

May 15   Soccer team ADO '20 forms in Heemskerk in the year 1920.  

May 16   Joan of Arc (Jean D'arc) canonized a saint on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 16   Switzerland joins the League of Nations in the year 1920.  

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

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

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   On this day in history betty Driver, actress (Penny Paradise)  

May 20   Policemen raid the Cubs' bleachers & arrest 24 fans for gambling on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1920 pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Pacem Dei  

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   Tatar ASSR forms in Russian SFSR on this day in history.  

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   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876) died in the year 1920.  

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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