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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1920.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1920: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1920?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1920 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Seattle (PCHA), three games to 2.
  • 02 Apr 1920 The German army marches to the Ruhr to fight the Ruhr Red Army.
  • 04 Apr 1920 Arabs attack Jews in Jerusalem.
  • 06 Apr 1920 French troop attacks Main / Darmstadt / Hanau
  • 08 Apr 1920 LONGA soccer team forms in Tilburg.
  • 11 Apr 1920 Mexican Revolution: Álvaro Obregón flees from Mexico City during a trial intended to ruin his reputation he flees to Guerrero where he joins Fortunato Maycotte.
  • 13 Apr 1920 1st woman US Civil Service Commissioner, Helen Hamilton appointed
  • 14 Apr 1920 Tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama and Mississippi.
  • 15 Apr 1920 New Canadian small cent coin is released
  • 17 Apr 1920 American Professional Football Association forms (NFL).
  • 19 Apr 1920 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31.
  • 20 Apr 1920 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium
  • 23 Apr 1920 Turkish Grand National Assembly first meets, in Ankara.
  • 24 Apr 1920 British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years).
  • 26 Apr 1920 H Shapley and H D Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae.
  • 27 Apr 1920 Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence.
  • 30 Apr 1920 Peru becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1920?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - You'd be Surprised
  2. - Mystery
  3. - Wonderful Pal
  4. - That Naughty Waltz
  5. - Was There Ever a Pal Like You?

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Gladiator

Gladiator

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Country: United States of America

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

Written by:

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

The Cloud-Capped Star

The Cloud-Capped Star

Directed by: Ritwik Ghatak

Starring: Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya