1920 q2 Timeline
01 - The Red Scare + continues: Five legitimately elected members of the New York state legislature are expelled for being members of the Socialist Party.
01 - Sports Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Seattle (PCHA), 3 games to 2.
02 - Physicist Albert Einstein arrives in New York to lecture at Columbia University on his theory of relativity.
03 - Homer Newton Bartlett, composer, dies at 74.
04 - Arabs attack Jews in Jerusalem.
06 - French troop attacks Main/Darmstadt/Hanau.
08 - Charles Tomlinson Griffes, US composer (White Peacock), dies at 35.
08 - LONGA soccer team forms in Tilburg.
10 - Moritz B Cantor, German mathematician, dies at 90.
10 - Tryggve Andersen, Norwegian writer (Mod Kvaeld), dies at 53.
11 - Short skirts and high prices are in fashion, women's hemline closer to knee than ankle
13 - 1st woman US Civil Service Commissioner, Helen Hamilton appointed.
14 - Tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama and Mississippi.
15 - The Sacco & Vanzetti saga begins; shoe factory paymaster F.A. Parmenter and a guard are murdered in South Braintree, Mass. Suspected radicals Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are arrested for the crime on may 05 1920.
15 - New Canadian small cent coin is released.
15 - Jacob van Stolk Azn, art collector, dies at 74.
16 - Theodore Vail dies.
16 - John Conrad Nordqvist, composer, dies at 80.
17 - American Professional Football Association forms (NFL).
19 - Sports 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31.
20 - Grand Canyon National Park dedicated.
20 - Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama and Mississippi.
20 - Big Show ends 2 year run on NBC radio.
20 - Phillies manager Gravvy Cravath puts himself in as pinch hitter, his 3- run homer beats NY Giants 3-0.
20 - Balfour Declaration recognized, makes Palestine a British Mandate.
20 - 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium.
23 - Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara.
24 - Polish troops attack Ukraine.
24 - British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years).
26 - H Shapley & H D Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae.
26 - Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian math genius (?/Notebooks), dies at 32.
27 - Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence.
28 - Azerbaijan SSR joins USSR (1st time).
00 - Germany re-instates censorship of films.
00 - Samuel Gompers debates Kansas Governor Henry J. Allen over industrial court law.
01 - F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" his fourth Saturday Evening Post story.
01 - Brooklyn Dodgers tie Boston Braves, 1-1, in 26 innings.
01 - Babe Ruth's 1st Yankee HR & 50th of career, out of Polo Grounds.
01 - Belgian-Luxembourg toll tunnel opens.
02 - 1st game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis.
05 - Massachusetts, Sacco & Vanzetti arrested for payroll robbery.
05 - USA President Woodrow Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal.
05 - German-Latvian peace treaty signed.
05 - Polish troops occupy Kiev.
07 - USSR recognizes Georgia's independence.
08 - 46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09.
10 - John Wesley Hyatt, inventor/plastics pioneer, dies.
11 - William D Howells, US author (A Woman's Reason), dies at 83.
14 - Giants inform Yankees that the lease allowing them to play in the Polo Grounds will not be renewed at end of 1920 season.
14 - Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 300th game vs Detroit.
16 - Spanish bullfighter Joselito is fatally gored fighting his last bull.
16 - Joan of Arc (Jean D'arc) canonized a saint.
17 - Maitland Hathorn, cricketer (325 runs in 12 Tests S Afr 1901-11), dies.
19 - The Battle of Matewan. Strife between coal mine operators and miners attempting to be organized by the United Mine Workers comes to a head with a pitched gun battle in the streets of Matewan, West Virginia. Twelve people, mostly men from the detective agency hired by coal operators to stop the organizing, are killed.
20 - USAPolitics The Socialist Party nominates Eugene V. Debs for president, and he is the first candidate to mount a campaign from jail. Beginning in September he is permitted to issue weekly public statements that are then circulated by the party. He runs on the slogan, "From the Prison to the White House," and polls 3.5 percent of the vote.
20 - Policemen raid the Cubs' bleachers and arrest 24 fans for gambling.
23 - Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Pacem Dei.
27 - Tatar ASSR forms in Russian SFSR.
This Year - Huge race riots in Chicago.
00 - Versailles Treaty finished
00 - William T. "Big Bill" Tilden becomes first American to win Wimbledon, the first of his three Wimbledon titles.
01 - RKSV Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam.
02 - Pulitzer prize awarded to Eugene O'Neill (Beyond the Horizon).
04 - Peace of Trianon between Allies & Hungary.
05 - 1st rivet driven on Bank of Italy headquarters at 1 Powell.
05 - A's VP Thomas Shibe denies charges that baseballs are livelier.
06 - Gen Wrangel opens offensive against red Army.
08 - 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.
11 - Republicans nominate Warren G Harding for president.
12 - Farmer Labor Party organized (Chicago).
13 - Bootlegging begins to make headlines.
13 - USA Post Office says children could not be sent by parcel post.
13 - Essad Pasja, Albanian military man/minister, murdered at peace confer.
14 - Max Weber, German sociologist,economist, and historian, dies.
15 - Michel-Gaston Carraud, composer, dies at 55.
15 - De Zweef soccer team forms in Nijverdal.
17 - Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Anti-revolution law.
20 - Yanks win protest of 1-0 White Sox win & game is replayed.
24 - Chuvash Autonomous Region forms in RSFSR.
25 - League of Nations places Intl head of Justice in Hague.
26 - Tabloid New York Daily News premieres at newsstands
30 - Lena Christ, writer, dies at 38.
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