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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

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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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1920?
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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?
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The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

All About Eve

All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

Raging Bull

Raging Bull

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Country: United States of America

Le cercle rouge

Le cercle rouge

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America