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1920 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1920
MCMXX
Ab urbe condita 2673
Armenian calendar 1369
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԹ
Assyrian calendar 6670
Bahá'í calendar 76–77
Balinese saka calendar 1841–1842
Bengali calendar 1327
Berber calendar 2870
British Regnal year 10  Geo. 5   11  Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2464
Burmese calendar 1282
Byzantine calendar 7428–7429
Chinese calendar 己未(Earth  Goat)
4616 or 4556
     to 
庚申年 (Metal  Monkey)
4617 or 4557
Coptic calendar 1636–1637
Discordian calendar 3086
Ethiopian calendar 1912–1913
Hebrew calendar 5680–5681
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1976–1977
 - Shaka Samvat 1841–1842
 - Kali Yuga 5020–5021
Holocene calendar 11920
Igbo calendar 920–921
Iranian calendar 1298–1299
Islamic calendar 1338–1339
Japanese calendar Taishō 9
(大正9年)
Javanese calendar 1850–1851
Juche calendar 9
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4253
Minguo calendar ROC 9
民國9年
Nanakshahi calendar 452
Thai solar calendar 2462–2463
Tibetan calendar 阴土羊年
(female Earth-Goat)
2046 or 1665 or 893
     to 
阳金猴年
(male Iron-Monkey)
2047 or 1666 or 894

1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1920th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 920th year of the 2nd millennium, the 20th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1920s decade. As of the start of 1920, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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January

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January 17: Beginning of Prohibition in the United States

February

March

April

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1920 Summer Olympics

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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Haiyuan earthquake

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Births

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January

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Isaac Asimov
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Henry Corden
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Sun Myung Moon
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James Farmer
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Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
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Federico Fellini
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DeForest Kelley
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Alf Ramsey

February

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Farouk of Egypt
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Bill Cullen
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Kathleen Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington
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Tony Randall
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Michèle Morgan

March

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James Doohan
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Boris Vian
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Nicolaas Bloembergen
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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
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Josip Manolić

April

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Toshiro Mifune
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Jack Webb
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Éric Rohmer
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Ravi Shankar
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Richard von Weizsäcker

May

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Kamisese Mara
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Rendra Karno
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Touko Laaksonen
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Pope John Paul II
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Peggy Lee

June

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Mahendra of Nepal
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Alberto Sordi
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Eva Estrada Kalaw
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José López Portillo
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François Jacob
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Zeno Colò

July

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William Thaddeus Coleman Jr.
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Henry Williams Hise
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Yul Brynner
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Juan Antonio Samaranch
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Émile Idée
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Isaac Stern
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Bella Abzug

August

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P. D. James
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Ella Raines
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Maureen O'Hara
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Shelley Winters
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Ray Bradbury
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Ali Sabri

September

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Chabuca Granda
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Fuad Stephens
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Jack Warden
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Mickey Rooney
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Ovadia Yosef

October

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Walter Matthau
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Frank Herbert
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Montgomery Clift
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Timothy Leary
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Nanette Fabray

November

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Douglass North
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Esther Rolle
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Gene Tierney
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Stan Musial
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Ricardo Montalbán

December

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Carlo Azeglio Ciampi

Deaths

January

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Saint Zygmunt Gorazdowski
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Edmund Barton
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Amedeo Modigliani

February

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Robert Peary

March

April

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Srinivasa Ramanujan

May

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James Colosimo

June

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Essad Pasha
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Max Weber

July

August

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Ray Chapman

September

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Peter Carl Fabergé

October

November

December

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Nobel Prizes

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1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1990th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 990th year of the 2nd millennium, the 90th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1990s decade.

1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1905th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 905th year of the 2nd millennium, the 5th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1905, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1968th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 968th year of the 2nd millennium, the 68th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1960s decade.

1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1929th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 929th year of the 2nd millennium, the 29th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1920s decade.

1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1960th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 960th year of the 2nd millennium, the 60th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1960s decade.

1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1956th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 956th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1950s decade.

1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1937th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 937th year of the 2nd millennium, the 37th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1930s decade.

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1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1983rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 983rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 83rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1980s decade.

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1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1953rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 953rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 53rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1950s decade.

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