Historical Events In 1920
Friday, 23 August 2019
Aug 02 On this day in history louis Pauwels, writer/editor
Aug 02 On this day in history marcus Garvey presents his "Back To Africa" program in NYC
Aug 03 Maria Karnilova, Hartford Ct, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible) on this day in history.
Aug 03 On this day in history the birth of PD James, British Author
Aug 04 Helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences) in the year 1920.
Aug 04 In the year 1920 vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54
Aug 05 In the year 1920 g V [Sonny] Montgomery, (Rep-D-Mississippi, 1967- )
Aug 07 On this day in history jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)
Aug 08 Don Cook, foreign Correspondent in the year 1920.
Aug 08 Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes in the year 1920.
Aug 09 Bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer
Aug 10 In the year 1920 allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania
Aug 11 1st peace of Riga-Soviet Union recognizes Independence of Latvia on this day in history.
Aug 11 Derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U) in the year 1920.
Aug 13 In the year 1920 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio
Aug 13 On this day in history charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist
Aug 13 Princes Highway between Melbourne and Sydney is officially opened at Warragul on this day in history.
Aug 14 On this day in history little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia
Aug 14 In the year 1920 nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl)
Aug 16 In the year 1920 charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)
Aug 16 J Norman Lockyer, English physicist (discovered helium in Sun), dies in the year 1920.
Aug 16 Ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality on this day in history.
Aug 17 Georgia Gibbs, Worcester Mass, singer (Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire) in the year 1920.
Aug 17 On this day in history in memory of Ray Chapman (died Aug 16), Yanks cancel game with Indians
Aug 17 On this day in history ray Chapman, hit in the head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch, dies
Aug 18 In the year 1920 1st class debut of Walter Hammond
Aug 18 Bob Kennedy, baseball player in the year 1920.
Aug 18 Tennessee ratifies 19th Amendment, guarantees women voting right in the year 1920.
Aug 19 Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter in the year 1920.
Aug 20 In the year 1920 1st US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting
Aug 20 First US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting in the year 1920.
Aug 21 3rd PGA Championship: Jock Hutchison at Flossmoor CC Flossmoor Ill on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1920 christopher R Milne, son of Alan A Milne (Winnie the Pooh)