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Historical Events In 1920

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

May 29   On this day in history robin Haydon, British diplomat  

May 30   In the year 1920 john Heawood, actor/singer/choreographer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)  

May 31   On this day in history edward Bennett Williams, lawyer/team owner (Redskins, Balt Orioles)  

Jun 01   RKSV Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Michael James O'Hehir, commentator/journalist in the year 1920.  

Jun 02   Pulitzer prize awarded to Eugene O'Neill (Beyond the Horizon) in the year 1920.  

Jun 03   Lord Brandon of Oakbrook, Lord of appeal (Ordinary) in the year 1920.  

Jun 04   Marion Motley, NFL running back (all-time leading AAFC rusher) on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1920 peace of Trianon between Allies & Hungary  

Jun 05   1st rivet driven on Bank of Italy headquarters at 1 Powell in the year 1920.  

Jun 05   Cornelius Ryan, US historian/writer (Italians: Face of a Nation) on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Gen Wrangel opens offensive against red Army in the year 1920.  

Jun 07   On this day in history georges Marchais, political leader (French Communist Party)  

Jun 08   A J Mottram, tennis player on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1920 reds' Edd Roush falls asleep in center during long infield argument Heinie Groh goes to wake him, but ump ejects Roush for delay of game  

Jun 09   Isobel June Braybrooke English, novellist on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Zbynek Vostrak, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, King of Nepal (1955-72) on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history republicans nominate Warren G Harding for president  

Jun 12   52nd Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 2:14.2 in the year 1920.  

Jun 12   Farmer Labor Party organized (Chicago) on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history peter Jones, England, actor (From a Bird's Eye View)  

Jun 13   Eiji Okada, actor (Traffic Jam, Yakuza, Ugly American) on this day in history.  

Jun 13   On this day in history essad Pasja, Albanian military man/minister, murdered at peace confer  

Jun 13   Post Office says children could not be sent by parcel post in the year 1920.  

Jun 14   In the year 1920 helmer-Rayner Sinisalo, composer  

Jun 14   Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian, dies in the year 1920.  

Jun 15   In the year 1920 amy Clampitt, poet  

Jun 15   De Zweef soccer team forms in Nijverdal on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Michel-Gaston Carraud, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1920.  

Jun 16   In the year 1920 john Howard Griffin, US, photographer/author (Black Like Me)  

Jun 17   Beryl Reid, actress (Joseph Andrews, Psychomania, Yellowbeard) on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Anti-revolution law on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Aster Berkhof, [Louis Van de Bergh], Flemish writer (Furious Christ) in the year 1920.  

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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   In the year 1920 birth of roger Peacock, writer  

Jan 01   Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) was born in the year 1920.  

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

Jan 02   Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1920.  

Jan 04   In the year 1920 death of benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)  

Jan 07   Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864) died in the year 1920.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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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