October 1920 calendar

October 1920
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

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

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1920?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1920 Dutch law provides for an 8 hour working day
  • 02 Oct 1920 Only tripleheader of century (Reds win 13-4, 7-3 then Pirates win 6-0)
  • 03 Oct 1920 Browns 1st baseman George Sisler gets his record 257th hit of season
  • 09 Oct 1920 1st World Series game in Cleveland, Indians win 2-1
  • 10 Oct 1920 1st Grandslam in WS (Smith) and 1st unassisted triple play (Wambsganss)
  • 12 Oct 1920 Construction begins on Holland Tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York City
  • 13 Oct 1920 World Series celebration in Wade Park brings out 50,000+ Clevelanders
  • 14 Oct 1920 Part of Petsamo Province is ceded by the Soviet Union to Finland.
  • 17 Oct 1920 Chicago Bears (as Decatur Staleys) play first NFL game, win 7-0.
  • 18 Oct 1920 Thousands of unemployed demonstrate in London 50 are injured.
  • 20 Oct 1920 1st Year with Frank Craven premieres in New York City
  • 23 Oct 1920 Chicago grand jury indicts Abe Attell, Hal Chase, and Bill Burns as go-betweens in Black Sox World Series scandal
  • 25 Oct 1920 After 74 days on Hunger Strike in Brixton Prison, England, the Sinn Fein Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence MacSwiney died.
  • 26 Oct 1920 Álvaro Obregón is announced the elected president of Mexico.
  • 27 Oct 1920 League of Nations moves headquarters in Geneva.
  • 29 Oct 1920 Ed Barrow appointed GM of New York Yankees
  • 30 Oct 1920 The Communist Party of Australia is founded in Sydney.
  • 31 Oct 1920 Romania annexes Bessarabia

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1920?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial


Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - When Night Descends
  2. - The Love Nest
  3. - After You Get What You Want, You Don't Want It
  4. - Manyana
  5. - Snoops, the Lawyer

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

The Golem

The Golem

Release year: 1920

Directed by: Carl Boese, Paul Wegener

Starring: Paul Wegener, Albert Steinrück, Ernst Deutsch, Lyda Salmonova

Country: United States of America

The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

Release year: 1920

Directed by: Clarence Brown, Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford, Alan Roscoe, Lillian Hall

Country: United States of America

Erotikon

Erotikon

Release year: 1920

Directed by: Mauritz Stiller

Starring: Anders de Wahl, Tora Teje, Karin Molander, Elin Lagergren

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Had Everything

The Man Who Had Everything

Release year: 1920

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Jack Pickford, Lionel Belmore, Priscilla Bonner, Shannon Day