King George V 1920 Farthing

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Obverse A Reverse 1

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What Happened in 1920?

  • Bandleader Paul Whiteman and his orchestra release "Whispering," the first record to sell a million copies.
  • Composer Igor Stravinksy premieres his ballet Pulcinella in France.
  • Sound recording is done electrically.
  • Post Office accepts the postage meter.
  • Earthquake in Gansu province, China kills 200,000.
  • League of Nations holds first meeting at Geneva, Switzerland
  • Mystery writer Agatha Christie publishes her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles.
  • Red Army takes Odessa
  • Japanese economy enters a chronic depression
  • World's first radio broadcasting station opened by radio inventor Guglielmo Marconi in Writtle, England.