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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1920: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1920?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1920 Papendrecht soccer team forms
  • 02 Aug 1920 Marcus Garvey presents his Back To Africa program in New York City
  • 03 Aug 1920 Irish War of Independence: Catholics riot in Belfast.
  • 08 Aug 1920 Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes
  • 09 Aug 1920 Bulgarian and allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect
  • 10 Aug 1920 Allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia and Romania
  • 11 Aug 1920 1st peace of Riga-Soviet Union recognizes Independence of Latvia
  • 13 Aug 1920 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio
  • 14 Aug 1920 Little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia andYugoslavia
  • 15 Aug 1920 Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw : Poles defeat the Red Army.
  • 16 Aug 1920 Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians is hit on the head by a fastball thrown by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees, and dies early the next day. To date, Chapman is the second player to die from injuries sustained in a Major League Baseball game, the first being Doc Powers in 1909.
  • 17 Aug 1920 In memory of Ray Chapman (died August 16), Yanks cancel game with Indians
  • 18 Aug 1920 1st class debut of Walter Hammond
  • 19 Aug 1920 August 25 ampndash Second Silesian Uprising: The Poles in Upper Silesia rise up against the Germans.
  • 20 Aug 1920 Preliminary meeting in Akron to form American Pro Football League.
  • 21 Aug 1920 3rd PGA Championship: Jock Hutchison at Flossmoor Country Club - Flossmoor, Illinois
  • 25 Aug 1920 Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, which began on August 13, ends. The Red Army is defeated.
  • 26 Aug 1920 Percy Fender (Surrey vs. Northants) scores 100 in 35 minutes
  • 31 Aug 1920 Belgium starts paying old age pensions

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Music charts

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

  1. - Alexandria
  2. - My Sahara Rose
  3. - The Barefoot Trail
  4. - Left All Alone Again Blues
  5. - Ten Little Bottles

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Memento

Memento

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Country: United States of America

Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Banerjee, Chunibala Devi

Country: United States of America

Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States of America

Rashomon

Rashomon

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura

Country: United States of America

Sholay

Sholay

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America