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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1890s  1900s  1910s  – 1920s –  1930s  1940s  1950s
Years: 1917 1918 191919201921 1922 1923
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1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar.

Contents

  1. Events of 1920
    Jan. · Feb. · March · April ·
    May · June · July · Aug. ·
    Sept. · Oct. · Nov. · Dec. ·
    Undated · Ongoing
  2. Births
  3. Deaths
  4. Nobel Prizes
  5. See also · Notes · External links

Events of 1920

February

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April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Undated

  • Hydrocodone, a narcotic analgesic closely related to codeine is first synthesized in Germany.
  • 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.

Births

1920 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1920
MCMXX
Ab urbe condita 2673
Armenian calendar 1369
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԹ
Bahá'í calendar 76 – 77
Bengali calendar 1327
Berber calendar 2870
Buddhist calendar 2464
Burmese calendar 1282
Byzantine calendar 7428 – 7429
Chinese calendar 己未年十一月十一日
(4556/4616-11-11)
— to —
庚申年十一月廿二日
(4557/4617-11-22)
Coptic calendar 1636 – 1637
Ethiopian calendar 1912 – 1913
Hebrew calendar 56805681
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1975 – 1976
 - Shaka Samvat 1842 – 1843
 - Kali Yuga 5021 – 5022
Holocene calendar 11920
Iranian calendar 1298 – 1299
Islamic calendar 1338 – 1339
Japanese calendar Taishō 9
(大正9年)
Korean calendar 4253
Thai solar calendar 2463

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

 

Contents

Nobel Prizes

Fiction

January

Gameplay in The Movies computer game from Lionhead Studios/Activision begins.

Notes

  1. ^ Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry official: result of overcoming obstacles by first Azerbaijani diplomats was international recognition in Versailles Today.az
  2. ^ Robert H. Goddard. The New York Times. astronauticsnow.com/history/goddard/index.html 090118 astronauticsnow.com
  3. ^ June 13 On-This-Day.com
  4. ^ Carlisle, Rodney (2007). World War I. Facts on File. p. 291. ISBN 0-8160-6061-4. 

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1890s  1900s  1910s  - 1920s -  1930s  1940s  1950s
Years: 1917 1918 1919 - 1920 - 1921 1922 1923

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