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Historical Events In December - 20

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1922  On this day in history 14 republics form Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR)  

1922  On December - 20 charita Bauer, Newark NJ, actress (Guiding Light, Aldrich Family)  

1923  On this day in history nadine Gordimer, Springs South Africa, novelist  

1924  On this day in history adolf Hitler freed from jail early  

1924  Errol John, Port-of-Spain Trinidad, actor (PT-109, Assault on a Queen) on this day in history.  

1925  Bob de Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Kuifje, Lion of Flanders) on December - 20.  

1926  On this day in history cards trade Rogers Hornsby to Giants for Frankie Frisch & Jimmy Ring  

1926  David Levine, US painter on this day in history.  

1927  Jim Simpson, sportscaster on this day in history.  

1928  First international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Quebec on December - 20.  

1928  1st international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Que on this day in history.  

1928  On this day in history charles Donald Adams, singer  

1929  Mount Davidson dedicated as a San Francisco city park on this day in history.  

1929  On December - 20 heinie Wagner replaces Bill Carrigan as Red Sox manager  

1929  On this day in history milan Panic, premier of little Yugoslavia  

1929  On this day in history emile Loubet, French premier (1892)/president (1899-1906), dies at 90  

1930  Learie Constantine cricket 100 in 52 mins WI v Tas (10x4, 1x6, 1x5) on this day in history.  

1932  Queensland all out 74 v Victoria, Ironmonger (age 50) 7-13 on December - 20.  

1932  On this day in history john Hillerman, actor (Magnum PI)  

1933  Bolivia & Paraguay sign weapon cease fire on this day in history.  

1933  Gordon Getty on this day in history.  

1935  Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Ad Catholici Sacerdotii on December - 20.  

1936  Baron De Borchgrave, Belgian ambassador, murdered in Madrid on December - 20.  

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 this day in history v.K. Zworykin receives patent on the Iconoscope TV system  

1938  On December - 20 vladimir K Zworykin (Penn) receives patent on Iconoscope TV system  

1939  On December - 20 radio Australia begins overseas short-wave service  

1939  On this day in history radio Australia begins overseas shortwave service  

1939  Hans Langsdorff, German capt (Graaf Spee), commits suicide on this day in history.  

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  1st Japanese bombing of Calcutta on December - 20.  

1942  Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1494  Oronce Finé, French mathematician (d. 1555) was born on December - 20.  

1537  King John III of Sweden (d. 1592) was born on December - 20.  

1539  On December - 20 birth of paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer  

1566  On this day in history birth of edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (d. 1612)  

1579  On this day in history birth of john Fletcher, Elizabethan dramatist (Phylaster) (baptized)  

1594  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer was born on this day in history.  

1606  Christoph Schultze, composer was born on December - 20.  

1626  On December - 20 birth of veit Ludwig von Seckendorff, German statesman (d. 1692)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On December - 20 death of aulus Vitellius, Roman commandant of Rhine & 7th emperor, murdered  

0217  Death of Pope Zephyrinus on December - 20.  

0860  On December - 20 death of king Ethelbald of Wessex  

0910  On this day in history alfonso III de Great, king of Asturias, dies  

1022  Death of Elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996) on this day in history.  

1073  Domingo, Spanish monastery founder/abbot/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1355  Stefanus IX Uros IV Dusan, king (1331-46)/Serbia (1346-55), dies on December - 20.  

1494  Death of Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on this day in history.  

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