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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

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

May 07   USSR recognizes Georgia's independence in the year 1920.  

May 07   USSR recognizes independence of Georgia on this day in history.  

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

May 08   Maurice Cranston, political scientist in the year 1920.  

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   In the year 1920 william D Howells, US author (A Woman's Reason), dies at 83  

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   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   Joan of Arc (Jean D'arc) canonized a saint in the year 1920.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1920 switzerland joins the League of Nations  

May 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1920 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   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) in the year 1920.  

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   Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Pacem Dei in the year 1920.  

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

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

May 27   Tatar ASSR forms in Russian SFSR on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history 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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   Roger Peacock, writer was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) was born in the year 1920.  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of penelope Jessel, politcal activist  

Jan 02   In the year 1920 birth of peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died in the year 1920.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1920 amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35  

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

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