Historical Events In December - 20
Sunday, 09 May 2021
1922 On December - 20 14 republics form Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR)
1922 On December - 20 charita Bauer, Newark NJ, actress (Guiding Light, Aldrich Family)
1923 Nadine Gordimer, Springs South Africa, novelist on December - 20.
1924 Adolf Hitler freed from jail early on December - 20.
1924 On this day in history errol John, Port-of-Spain Trinidad, actor (PT-109, Assault on a Queen)
1925 On December - 20 bob de Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Kuifje, Lion of Flanders)
1926 Cards trade Rogers Hornsby to Giants for Frankie Frisch & Jimmy Ring on December - 20.
1926 On December - 20 david Levine, US painter
1927 Jim Simpson, sportscaster on December - 20.
1928 On this day in history first international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Quebec
1928 1st international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Que on this day in history.
1928 On December - 20 charles Donald Adams, singer
1929 On December - 20 mount Davidson dedicated as a San Francisco city park
1929 Heinie Wagner replaces Bill Carrigan as Red Sox manager on this day in history.
1929 On this day in history milan Panic, premier of little Yugoslavia
1929 Emile Loubet, French premier (1892)/president (1899-1906), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1930 Learie Constantine cricket 100 in 52 mins WI v Tas (10x4, 1x6, 1x5) on December - 20.
1932 On this day in history queensland all out 74 v Victoria, Ironmonger (age 50) 7-13
1932 On this day in history john Hillerman, actor (Magnum PI)
1933 Bolivia & Paraguay sign weapon cease fire on this day in history.
1933 On December - 20 gordon Getty
1935 On this day in history pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Ad Catholici Sacerdotii
1936 On December - 20 baron De Borchgrave, Belgian ambassador, murdered in Madrid
1937 Bill O'Reilly takes 9-41 for NSW against South Australia on this day in history.
1937 On December - 20 erich Ludendorff, German general (WW I), dies at 72
1938 On December - 20 v.K. Zworykin receives patent on the Iconoscope TV system
1938 Vladimir K Zworykin (Penn) receives patent on Iconoscope TV system on December - 20.
1939 On December - 20 radio Australia begins overseas short-wave service
1939 On this day in history radio Australia begins overseas shortwave service
1939 On December - 20 hans Langsdorff, German capt (Graaf Spee), commits suicide
1940 Connie Mack acquires controlling interest in the Athletics for $42,000 on December - 20.
1941 Free France under adm Muselier occupies St-Pierre et Miquelon on this day in history.
1942 On December - 20 1st Japanese bombing of Calcutta
1942 On December - 20 jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer, dies at 63