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Historical Events In April - 20

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1983  On this day in history soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock  

1983  Jerzy Andrezjewski, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1984  Mabel Mercer, English/US singer (Fly me to the moon), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1985  On April - 20 karyn Marshall of NYC lifted 303 lbs in a clean-and-jerk lift  

1986  On April - 20 vladimir Horowitz performs in his Russian homeland  

1987  On April - 20 "Starlight Express"posted the largest week’ s gross in Broadway history. The roller-skating musical earned $606,081 at the box office  

1987  Rosa Mota wins the women's division of the Boston Marathon on this day in history.  

1987  On this day in history antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78  

1990  Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income on this day in history.  

1990  On this day in history horst Sinderman, RDA 1st minister (1973-76), dies  

1991  Raghib "Rocket" Ismael signs with Toronto Argonauts for $26.2 million on April - 20.  

1991  On April - 20 don[ald] Siegel, US director (Coogan's Bluff/Dirty Harry), dies at 78  

1992  100th episode of "Murphy Brown" airs on this day in history.  

1992  On this day in history expo '92 opens in Seville Spain  

1992  On this day in history benny Hill, comedian (Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 67  

1993  On April - 20 cantinflas, [Mario Moreno], Mexican actor (Pepe), dies at 81  

1994  Jean Carmet, French actor (Merci la Vie, Le Sucre), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1995  Milovan Djilas, Yugoslavian politician (1945-54), dies on April - 20.  

1996  Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, bBC Executive, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1999  On April - 20 "A bug's Life" is the first DVD to be transfered directly from the digital source making it the first 100 percent digital DVD  

1999  On April - 20 victims and shooters of the Columbine High School massacre  

2002  On this day in history layne Staley, American grunge singer of Alice in Chains  

2005  On April - 20 fifty six hurt as earthquake hits Fukuoka and Kasuga, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The earthquake measured a magnitude of 5.8 on the Richter scale.  

2005  President Lucio Gutiérrez of Ecuador is said to have fled after Congress voted to sack him amid growing protests.2006 Iran announces a uranium enrichment deal with Russia, involving a joint uranium enrichment firm on Russian soil; nine days later Iran announces that it will not move all activity to Russia, thus leading to a de-facto termination of the deal on April - 20.  

2006  On this day in history iran announces a uranium enrichment deal with Russia, involving a joint uranium enrichment firm on Russian soil; nine days later Iran announces that it will not move all activity to Russia, thus leading to a de-facto termination of the deal.  

2010  The Deepwater Horizon oil platform explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers. The resulting oil spill, one of the largest in history, spreads for several months, damaging the waters and the United States coastline, and prompting international debate and doubt about the practice and procedures of offshore drilling on April - 20.  

2012  On April - 20 plane crash near Islamabad, Pakistan, kills 127 people  

2013  On April - 20 193 people are killed and 11,826 are injured after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes Lushan County, China  

2017  Terrorist attack on police van on Champs ÉlysĂ©es, Paris 1 police officer killed, 2 injured on April - 20.  

2018  On April - 20 mexican court bars sales of controversial Frida Kahlo Barbie doll  

2018  Arsène Wenger announces he will leave London EPL club Arsenal after 22 years as manager on April - 20.  

2018  Commonwealth countries decide Prince Charles will suceed Queen Elizabeth as the next head of the Commonwealth on this day in history.  

2018  On April - 20 actress Allison Mack arrested on charges of sex trafficking in relation to sex cult NXIVM in New York  

2018  On April - 20 king Mswati III of Swaziland changes the name of Swaziland to eSwatini, or “land of the Swati”  

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

1592  On this day in history 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  Charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1164  Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on this day in history.  

1176  On this day in history death of richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)  

1314  On this day in history clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies  

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  Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on April - 20.  

1558  On April - 20 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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