1920 in the United States

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1920 in the United States
Years: 1917 1918 191919201921 1922 1923

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Events from the year 1920 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 14 – The League of men Voters is founded in Chigao.
  • February 18- The League of Scrolls is brought to the museum of natural history in Orlando, Florida

March[edit]

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October–November[edit]

December[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • Because there are so many mixed-race persons and because so many Americans with some black ancestry appear white, the United States Census stops counting mixed-race peoples and the one-drop rule becomes the national legal standard.

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • May 7 – James B. Pearson, United States Senator from Kansas from 1962 till 1978. (died 2009)
  • May 8 – Saul Bass, American graphic designer (died 1996)
  • May 11 – Denver Pyle, American actor (died 1997)
  • May 23 – Helen O'Connell, American singer (died 1993)
  • May 26 – Peggy Lee, American singer (died 2002)
  • May 28 – Gene Levitt, American television writer, producer, and director (died 1999)
  • May 30 – Franklin Schaffner, American film and television director (died 1989)

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ruth Bought By New York Americans For $125,000, Highest Price In Baseball Annals" (PDF). The New York Times. January 6, 1920. Retrieved October 27, 2009. 
  2. ^ "FAQs about Robert H. Goddard". Clark University. Archived from the original on 3 November 2009. Retrieved October 27, 2009.  "When was the famous New York Times editorial about Dr. Goddard?"

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