Historical Events In December - 20
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1943 On December - 20 "International" is no longer USSR National Anthem
1944 On this day in history battle of Bastogne, Nazis surround 101st Airborne (NUTS!)
1944 On December - 20 archbishop De Young & bishop Huibers condemn black market
1944 On December - 20 abbas Hilmi II, viceroy of Egypt (1892-1914), dies at 70
1945 On this day in history rationing of auto tires ends in US
1945 Charles Eady, cricketer (Tasmanian player for Aust 1896-1901), dies on this day in history.
1946 On December - 20 the birth of Uri Geller, Israeli psychic
1946 On this day in history darius Milhaud's 2nd Symphony, premieres
1948 Second Chamber accept 2nd Police Action in Indonesia on December - 20.
1948 C Aubrey Smith, actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 85 on December - 20.
1949 Maurice Ravel/John Cranko's ballet "Beauty & the Beast," premieres on this day in history.
1950 On December - 20 "Harvey," starring James Stewart, premieres in NY
1952 KHQ TV channel 6 in Spokane, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1953 On this day in history kID (now KIDK) TV channel 3 in Idaho Falls, ID (CBS) 1st broadcasting
1954 On this day in history emilis Melngailis, composer, dies at 80
1955 Cardiff is proclaimed the capital city of Wales, United Kingdom on December - 20.
1956 Military coup under colonel Simbolon in Sumatra on December - 20.
1957 The birth of Bo Derek, American actress on December - 20.
1957 On December - 20 elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service
1959 Jasu Patel takes 9-69, India v Australia at Kanpur on this day in history.
1960 On December - 20 auschwitz-commandant Richard Bar arrested in German FR
1961 On December - 20 moss Heart, US dramatist (You can't take it with you), dies at 57
1962 On this day in history the Osmond brothers debut on the Andy Williams Show
1962 D Sjostakovitz opera "Katerina Ismailova," premieres in Moscow on this day in history.
1962 Erik William Gustav Leidzen, composer, dies at 68 on December - 20.
1963 On December - 20 berlin Wall opens for first time to West Berliners
1963 Paul Constantinescu, composer, dies at 54 on December - 20.
1965 Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist, dies at 73 on December - 20.
1968 On this day in history bax Brod, composer, dies at 84
1971 On December - 20 roy O Disney, Brother of Walt, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 78
1973 Bobby Darin, singer (Mack the Knife), dies of heart failure at 37 on this day in history.
1974 Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69 on December - 20.
1975 On this day in history vincent Lopez, orch leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 76
1976 On December - 20 israel's PM Yitzhak Rabin resigns