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

Historical Events In April - 20

Friday, 20 May 2022

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

1983  On this day in history jerzy Andrezjewski, writer, dies  

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

1985  On this day in history karyn Marshall of NYC lifted 303 lbs in a clean-and-jerk lift  

1986  On this day in history vladimir Horowitz performs in his Russian homeland  

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

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

1987  On April - 20 antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78  

1990  On this day in history pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income  

1990  Horst Sinderman, RDA 1st minister (1973-76), dies on April - 20.  

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

1991  Don[ald] Siegel, US director (Coogan's Bluff/Dirty Harry), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

1992  Expo '92 opens in Seville Spain on April - 20.  

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  On April - 20 jean Carmet, French actor (Merci la Vie, Le Sucre), dies at 72  

1995  Milovan Djilas, Yugoslavian politician (1945-54), dies on this day in history.  

1996  On this day in history cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, bBC Executive, dies at 88  

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 this day in history victims and shooters of the Columbine High School massacre  

2002  Layne Staley, American grunge singer of Alice in Chains on this day in history.  

2005  Fifty six hurt as earthquake hits Fukuoka and Kasuga, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The earthquake measured a magnitude of 5.8 on the Richter scale on this day in history.  

2005  On this day in history 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.  

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  On this day in history 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.  

2012  Plane crash near Islamabad, Pakistan, kills 127 people on April - 20.  

2013  On this day in history 193 people are killed and 11,826 are injured after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes Lushan County, China  

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

2018  Mexican court bars sales of controversial Frida Kahlo Barbie doll on April - 20.  

2018  Arsène Wenger announces he will leave London EPL club Arsenal after 22 years as manager on this day in history.  

2018  Commonwealth countries decide Prince Charles will suceed Queen Elizabeth as the next head of the Commonwealth on April - 20.  

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

2018  King Mswati III of Swaziland changes the name of Swaziland to eSwatini, or “land of the Swati” on April - 20.  

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

1442  Edward IV, King (England, 1461-83) was born on April - 20.  

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

1586  On this day in history birth of saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)  

1592  John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author was born on April - 20.  

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

1633  Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1317  On April - 20 agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies  

1521  Death of Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) on April - 20.  

1534  Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on this day in history.  

1558  On April - 20 death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)  

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