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Historical Events In April - 20

Friday, 26 February 2021

1941  Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer, dies in Buchenwald at 49 on this day in history.  

1942  German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach on this day in history.  

1943  Braves manager Casey Stengel is struck by a taxi, fractures a leg on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death  

1945  On this day in history hitler commits suicide after U.S. troops occupy Munich.  

1945  On this day in history soviet troops enter Berlin  

1945  On this day in history uS 7th army captured German city of Nuremberg  

1945  Cleveland Browns organization formed by Arthur "Mickey" McBride on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history the first baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs  

1946  On April - 20 1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs  

1947  Comedian Fred Allen of " Allení s Alley" fame didní t find things so funny when censors cut him off the air during his radio broadcast on this day in history.  

1947  Frederik IX becomes king of Denmark on this day in history.  

1947  On April - 20 christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47), dies at 76  

1948  Walter P Reuther UAW pres shot & wounded at his home in Detroit on this day in history.  

1948  On this day in history nYC hikes subway fare from 5 cents to 10 cents  

1949  Dr. Arthur Compton of the University of Washington made a surprising statement in Boston, MA. He said,"College athletic coaches are responsible for the failure of efforts to reform sports and make sports an important part of education" on this day in history.  

1949  Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his first race, in Albany, California on April - 20.  

1949  On April - 20 the birth of Jessica Lange American actress  

1949  Willie Shoemaker won his first race as a jockey aboard Shafter V at Golden Gate Fields in Albany, CA, not far from San Francisco on April - 20.  

1949  Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California on April - 20.  

1950  On April - 20 r C Cameron discovers asteroid #1575 Winifred  

1950  On this day in history balt's Memorial Stadium opens  

1951  On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak  

1953  On April - 20 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51  

1953  Erich Weinert, writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1954  On April - 20 "Golden Apple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 125 performances  

1955  "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 perfs on April - 20.  

1956  On this day in history jaap Vranken, organist/composer (Stabat mater), dies  

1957  On this day in history john Kelley, the first American since 1945, wins the Boston Marathon  

1957  61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Conn in 2:20:05 on this day in history.  

1958  Buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM on this day in history.  

1958  Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup on April - 20.  

1959  "Desilu Playhouse" on CBS-TV presented a two-part show titled, "The Untouchables" starting this night. Robert Stack starred in the program and became a major television star when "The Untouchables" become a weekly network series in the fall of 1959 on April - 20.  

1961  Revolt in the South African country of Angola on April - 20.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0702  On this day in history birth of jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765)  

1442  On this day in history birth of edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)  

1494  John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister was born on this day in history.  

1586  Saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617) was born on April - 20.  

1592  On April - 20 birth of john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author  

1594  On April - 20 birth of matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer  

1633  On April - 20 birth of emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)  

1646  On April - 20 birth of charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1164  On April - 20 victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies  

1176  Death of Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130) on April - 20.  

1314  On April - 20 clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies  

1317  On this day in history agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies  

1521  On April - 20 death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)  

1534  On April - 20 elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies  

1558  On this day in history death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)  

1632  Death of Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on this day in history.  

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