February 1920 calendar

February 1920

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1920?


  • 01 Feb 1920 Soccer team Quick Boys forms.
  • 02 Feb 1920 Tarto / Dorpat peace treaty: USSR recognizes Estonian independence
  • 06 Feb 1920 Saarland administrated by League of Nations.
  • 07 Feb 1920 Admiral Kolchak and Viktor Pepelyayev are executed by firing squad near Irkutsk.
  • 09 Feb 1920 Joint Rules Commission bans foreign substances and alterations to baseballs.
  • 10 Feb 1920 Baseball outlaws all pitches involving tampering with the ball.
  • 13 Feb 1920 League of Nations recognizes perpetual neutrality of Switzerland.
  • 14 Feb 1920 The League of Women Voters is founded in Chicago, Illinois.
  • 17 Feb 1920 A woman named Anna Anderson tries to commit suicide in Berlin and is taken to a mental hospital, where she claims she is Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia.
  • 19 Feb 1920 Netherlands joins League of Nations.
  • 20 Feb 1920 An earthquake hits Gori Georgia, killing 114.
  • 21 Feb 1920 The island province of Marinduque in the Philippines archipelago is founded.
  • 22 Feb 1920 1st artificial rabbit used at a dog race track (Emeryville, California)
  • 24 Feb 1920 Peace treaty gives Estonia independence.
  • 26 Feb 1920 The first German Expressionist film and early horror movie, Robert Wiene's The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, premiered in Berlin.

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Music charts

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

  1. - That Naughty Waltz
  2. - You'd be Surprised
  3. - Tell Me
  4. - Invitation to the Waltz
  5. - Yellow Dog Blues


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Release year: 1920

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Country: United States of America

Why Change Your Wife?

Why Change Your Wife?

Release year: 1920

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Gloria Swanson, Bebe Daniels, Theodore Kosloff

Country: United States of America