MAJOR HAPPENINGS
Congress enacts the Water Power Act and creates the Federal Power Commission to regulate power plants.
The Democratic Party nominates the little-known James M. Cox, Governor of Ohio, for President and Franklin Roosevelt for Vice-President.
SPORTING EVENTS
THE FIRST Female SKATER to complete the Single Salchow in official competition - Theresa Weld

THE FIRST Female SKATER to complete the Single Axel in official competition - Sonja Henie

T. Rice rides Paul Jones to victory in Kentucky Derby.
Indians take Brooklyn Robins to win World Series.
Harvard beats Oregon 7-6 in football to win the Rose Bowl.
Groucho Marx
Oh, I know it's a penny here and a penny there, but look at me. I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.

Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
Jackson Skate logo
Presents....the year
1920

Start every day with a smile and get it over with.

Children should neither be seen nor heard from - ever again.

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
ENTERTAINMENT
Film - Mary Pickford stars in Pollyanna
The jolliest band of the 1920s. Fred Hall's Sugar Babies reacquaints us with the exuberant and sometimes downright zany music of pianist Hall and his crew
Black Jazz Musicians: Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong

HIT SONGS
Avalon - Al Jolson Margie - Benny Davis Whose Baby Are You? - Anne Caldwell Japanese Sandman - Raymond Egan
TOP MOVIES
The Last of the Mohicans - Within Our Gates
FAMOUS PEOPLE BORN THIS YEAR
Dave Brubeck       Federico Fellini       Dirk Bogarde
Eric Rohmer       Isaac Stern       Charlie Parker
AVERAGE SALARY
$1,179.00
HOUSE PRICE
$6,296.00
AUTO PRICE
$500.00
Google

Home Products Photo gallery Search by subject site map