1920 bettmann / contributor / getty images women won the right to vote in 1920 with the adoption of the 19th amendment , the first commercial radio broadcast aired, the league of nations was established, and the harlem renaissance began.
Historical events in 1920 see what famous, scandalous and important events happened in 1920 or search by date or keyword. On august 18, 1920, the 19th amendment to the us constitution is ratified prohibiting any us citizen from being denied the right to vote based on sex kdka in pittsburgh, pa, becomes the first radio station to offer regular broadcasts on november 2, 1920.
June 15 – 1920 duluth lynchings: three african americans are sprung from jail and lynched by a white mob in duluth, minnesota june 21 – the 49 m l inglewood earthquake shakes the los angeles area with a maximum mercalli intensity of viii (severe), causing more than $100,000 in damage. In the 1920s, america's economy was booming, and all kinds of social changes were in progress hollywood, flappers, jazz, there was all kinds of stuff going on in the 20s but as usual with crash course, things were about to take a turn for the worse.
1920 the 1920 census questionnaire was similar, but slightly shorter, than its counterpart from 1910 place of abode replaced dwelling house as the general term for a person's residence.
The 1920s is the decade in which fashion entered the modern era it was the decade in which women first abandoned the more restricting fashions of past years and began to wear more comfortable clothes (such as short skirts or trousers. The 1920s was the first decade to have a nickname: “roaring 20s or jazz age it was a decade of prosperity and dissipation, and of jazz bands, bootleggers, raccoon coats, bathtub gin, flappers, flagpole sitters, bootleggers, and marathon dancers.
In the 1920s, america's economy was booming, and all kinds of social changes were in progress hollywood, flappers, jazz, there was all kinds of stuff going on in the 20s. What happened in 1920 history with the ending of world war i a housing boom in britain and the united states leads to an increase in home ownership the league of nations is founded but the united states votes against joining.