| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In April - 20

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1961  On this day in history the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave approval for FM stereo broadcasting  

1962  On April - 20 jesse G Vincent engineer designed first V-12 engine, dies at 82  

1962  NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m on this day in history.  

1962  New Orleans Citizens Co gives free 1-way ride to blacks to move North on this day in history.  

1962  On April - 20 arthur Harmat, composer, dies at 76  

1964  On April - 20 86% of black students boycott Cleveland schools  

1965  On this day in history richard Wessell actor (Carney-Riverboat), dies at 54  

1965  Dick Wessel, dies of heart attack on 52nd birthday on April - 20.  

1967  On this day in history uS planes bomb Haiphong for first time during the Vietnam War  

1967  On this day in history uS Surveyor 3 lands on Moon  

1968  On this day in history pierre Elliott Trudeau sworn-in as Canada's PM  

1968  Marion Weeks, singer/actress, dies of stroke at 81 on April - 20.  

1969  Ken Harrelson just about quit major-league baseball this day. Harrelson was being traded from the Boston Red Sox, an American League contender, to the Cleveland Indians, a perennial American League non-contender on April - 20.  

1971  Barbra Striesand records "We've Only Just Begun" on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history uS Supreme Court upholds use of busing to achieve racial desegregation  

1971  Cecil Parker, actor (Court Jester, Operation Snafu), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1972  Apollo 16's Young & Duke land on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2 on April - 20.  

1973  Canadian ANIK A2 becomes first commercial satellite in orbit on April - 20.  

1973  On April - 20 robert Armstrong, actor (Fall Guy, Exposed), dies at 82  

1974  Agnes Moorehead actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies at 67 on April - 20.  

1974  On April - 20 paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run"  

1974  On this day in history agnes Moorehead, actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies at 67  

1976  On April - 20 george Harrison sings the lumberjack song with Monty Python  

1977  A R Klemola discovers asteroid #2261 on April - 20.  

1977  On April - 20 ottawa starts $41 million program to upgrade the East Coast fishery.  

1977  On this day in history supreme Court rules "Live Free or Die" may be covered on NH licenses  

1977  Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall" premiers on this day in history.  

1977  On this day in history bryan Foy, director/writer, dies at 80  

1979  Johnny Carson was said to be leaving "The Tonight Show". Newspapers around the country gave details about why the comedian and late-night host was said to be unhappy after 17 years on the show on April - 20.  

1979  Peter Donald, host (Masquerade Party), dies at 60 on April - 20.  

1981  Final performance of TV show "Soap" airs on this day in history.  

1981  On April - 20 rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession  

1982  Businessman Peter Pocklington held hostage in his home for almost 12 hours by a gunman demanding $1 million on this day in history.  

1982  On this day in history andrew Sandham, cricketer (325 Eng 1930, 879 runs in 14 Tests), dies  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Next Page »

Famous Birthdays In April - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0702  Jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765) was born on this day in history.  

1442  Edward IV, King (England, 1461-83) was born on this day in history.  

1494  John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister was born on April - 20.  

1586  On April - 20 birth of saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)  

1592  John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author was born on this day in history.  

1594  Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer was born on April - 20.  

1633  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)  

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

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  On April - 20 death of richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)  

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

1317  Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on April - 20.  

1521  On this day in history death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)  

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

1558  Death of Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) on April - 20.  

1632  On this day in history death of nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

If you could time-travel, where would you go?
Past
Future
Present