The 1920s was the decade that started on January 1, 1920 and ended on December 31, 1929. This decade was known as the Roaring Twenties or the Jazz Age.
|Centuries:||19th century – 20th century – 21st century|
|Decades:||1890s 1900s 1910s – 1920s – 1930s 1940s 1950s|
|Years:||1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929|
|Categories:||Births – Deaths – Architecture|
Establishments – Disestablishments
The most important eventsEdit
- Golden Twenty
- 1920 – Prohibition began in the United States.
- 1922 – March on Rome
- 1922 – Howard Carter discovered the tomb of the Egyptian King Tutankhamun.
- 1922 – Southern Ireland gained independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1922 – The Soviet Union was founded.
- 1929 – The Black Tuesday, which leads to Great Depression.
- Prime Minister Stanley Bruce (Australia)
- Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King (Canada)
- President Sun Yat-sen (Republic of China)
- President Chiang Kai-shek (Republic of China)
- President Friedrich Ebert (Germany)
- President Paul von Hindenburg (Germany)
- Ahmad Shah Qajar of Qajar dynasty (Persia/Iran)
- Reza Shah Pahlavi of Pahlavi Dynasty (Iran)
- King Victor Emmanuel III (Italy)
- Prime Minister Benito Mussolini (Italy)
- President W.T. Cosgrave (Irish Free State)
- President Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) (Turkey)
- Emperor Hirohito (Japan)
- Pope Pius XI
- Józef Piłsudski (Poland)
- Vladimir Lenin (Soviet Union)
- Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union)
- King Alfonso XIII (Spain)
- King George V (United Kingdom)
- Prime Minister David Lloyd George (United Kingdom)
- Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law (United Kingdom)
- Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (United Kingdom)
- Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald (United Kingdom)
- President Woodrow Wilson (United States)
- President Warren G. Harding (United States)
- President Calvin Coolidge (United States)
- President Herbert Hoover (United States)