1920

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May 19, 2022

Events

February 3 - during the Ukrainian-Soviet war troops of RSCA captured Nikolaev and Kherson March 20-21 - the Don Troops Region was liquidated; the Don region of the RSFSR was formed The Sevres Peace Treaty was signed on August 10 August 26-27 - Akmola and Semipalatinsk regions of the RSFSR were liquidated; the Kyrgyz Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was formed September 22 - Turgai and Ural regions of the Kyrgyz Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic were liquidated October 28 - The Entente countries sign the Bessarabian Protocol with the Kingdom of Romania, giving Bessarabia to Romania December 7 - the Kuban region was liquidated; the Kuban-Black Sea region of the RSFSR was formed. On December 28, the Union Workers 'and Peasants' Agreement was signed between the Russian Socialist Federal Soviet Republic and the Ukrainian Socialist Soviet Republic. Accidents and catastrophes January 12 - The French passenger ship L'Afrique sinks in the Bay of Biscay after colliding with a floating lighthouse. 553 people died

Science

MI Vavilov formulated the law of homologous series of hereditary variability

Born

See also Category: Born 1920 January 2 - Isaac Azimov, American biochemist, science fiction writer January 2 - George Howard Gerbig, American astronomer January 6 - San Moon, a Korean religious figure January 9 - Mieczyslaw Pawlykowski, Polish actor of theater and cinema January 16 - Elliot Reid, American actor January 20 - Federico Fellini, Italian director, screenwriter February 23 - Boris Vladimirovich Nekrasov, Russian writer († 1978) March 8 - Ivan Fotiyovych Stadnyuk, Russian writer March 16 - Mikhail Abramovich Schweizer, Russian film director March 21 - Georg Ots, a prominent Estonian opera singer April 1 - Toshiro Mifune, Japanese film actor April 4 - Eric Romer, French film director April 5 - Arthur Gailey, American writer April 7 - Ravi Shankar, Indian musician April 23 - Tobacco Grigory Mikhailovich, writer May 1 - Kopernynska Nonna Kronidivna, Ukrainian actress May 14 - Stetsko Yaroslava Yosypivna, Ukrainian politician, leader of the Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists May 18 - John Paul II, 264th Pope (since 1978) May 22 - Mykola Hryhorovych Hrynko, Ukrainian