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1920
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Aston Villa
Aston Villa 1 Huddersfield Town 0 (aet)
1920
   Summer Olympic Games were held in   
Antwerp
1920
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Philippe Thys
Belgium Won the tour 3 times either side of the 1st world war.
1920
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Bill Tilden
1920
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Suzanne Lenglen
1920
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Bill Tilden
d. Bill Johnston 6-1 1-6 7-5 5-7 6-3
1920
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Molla Mallory
1920
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Pat O'Hara Wood
1920
   World Series Champions were the   
Cleveland Indians
5 games to 2 v. Brooklyn Dodgers
1920
   was the year   
Prohibition Began in the U.S.A.
Began on January 16, 1920, when the 18th amendment to the US constitution came into effect.
1920
   the winner was   
Léon Bourgeois
France, 1851-1925; ex-Secretary of State; President of the French Sénat; President, Council of the League of Nations
Pope John Paul II
   was born on   
May 18, 1920
1920
   the winner was   
Knut Hamsun
Norway, 1859-1952; "for his monumental work Growth of the Soil"
1920
   the winner was   
Paul Jones
Ted Rice
1920
   the winner was   
George Duncan
At Royal Cinque Ports
1920
      
The Bunka Seiji Period of Japanese Occupation Begins
The Japanese tried to soften occupation by making some cultural concessions to the Koreans.
1920
      
Joseon Ilbo and Donga Ilbo Newspapers Open Their Offices
Both newspapers are still publishing today.
1920
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
De La Hay
Sunbeam- 500cc
1920
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Williams
AJS- 350 cc
1920
   the winner was   
Dorothy Holman
Defeated Francisca Subirana 6-0, 7-5
1920
   the winner was   
Resolute
Resolute (United States) defeated Shamrock IV (Ireland) at New York City 3-2
1920
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Poitrel
Jockey - Ken Bracken, Trainer - H. J. Robinson, Owner - W. & F. A. Moses, Time - 3.25.75
1920
      
Ireland Was Partitioned
The Government of Ireland Act forms 2 parliaments in Ireland. One in the North and one in the South. Both are to have their own prime minister. However both are to be subordinate to the British parliament.
1920
      
The 'Black and Tans' Were Formed
The Royal Irish Constabulary Reserve Force (Black and Tans) were formed to reinforce the Royal Irish Constabulary and gained notoriety for violent tactics.
1920
   was the year   
Joan of Arc Was Canonized
Burned at the stake for heresy in 1431
1920
   was the year   
The Black Sox Scandal Occured
Eight Chicago White Sox players charged with fixing the 1919 World Series
1920
      
Latvian-Soviet Riga Peace Treaty
Brings peace between the Republic of Latvia and Russian SFSR.
1920
      
Seventh Treaty of Paris
Union of Bessarabia and Romania.
1920
      
Svalbard Treaty
The Arctic archipelago of Spitsbergen (now called Svalbard) becomes part of the Kingdom of Norway.
1920
      
Treaty of Alexandropol
Ends the war between Turkish nationalists and the Armenian Republic.
1920
      
Treaty of Brno
Naturalizes all populaces within the respective language groups of Austria and Czechoslovakia.
1920
      
Treaty of Rapallo
Between Italy and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (subsequently the Kingdom of Yugoslavia).
1920
      
Treaty of Sèvres
Peace between the Allies of World War I and the Ottoman Empire.
1920
      
Treaty of Tartu
Establishes border between Russia and Finland.
1920
      
Treaty of Trianon
Regulates the newly-independent Hungary.
Aristide Maillol
   created the sculpture   
The Night, 1920
Surrealism
   happened during   
1920 - Present
France
1920
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Man O' War
Clarence Kummer on board -- Trainer Louis Feustel -- Glen Riddle Farm -- 1:51.60
1920
   winner was   
Man O' War
Clarence Kummer up, Trainer: Louis Feustel, Owner: Glen Riddle Farm -- 2:14.20
1920 - 1925
   the Australian Governor-General was   
Henry William Forster
Officially addressed as His Excellency The Right Honourable and Baron Forster. Awarded GCMG, PC, DL. Born Kent, England, UK.
1914 - 1920
   the Australian Governor-General was   
Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro-Ferguson
Officially addressed as His Excellency The Right Honourable. Awarded GCMG, PC. Born Fife, Scotland, UK.
1920
   was won by   
Halston
Major D. Dixon
University of Toronto
   won the Grey Cup in   
1920
University of Toronto Varsity Blues defeated Toronto Argonauts 16-3 at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on December 4, 1920
1920
   the winner was the   
Ottawa Senators
Motherwell and Wishaw Burgh
   adopted a policing system in   
1920
1920
   was the year   
The Black Sox Scandal Occured
Eight Chicago White Sox players charged with fixing the 1919 World Series
1920
   was the year   
Prohibition Began in the U.S.A.
Began on January 16, 1920, when the 18th amendment to the US constitution came into effect.
The Earl of Liverpool
   was Governor General from   
1917 - 1920
28/06/1917 - 08/07/1920 Monarch George V, Prime Minister William Massey
Viscount Jellicoe
   was Governor General from   
1920 - 1924
27/09/1920 -12/12/1924 Monarch George V, Prime Minister William Massey. Awarded the GCB, OM, GCVO.
Doctor Zhivago
   is   
The Russian Revolution, 1917 & Russian Civil War, 1918-1920
By Boris Pasternak, 1957






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