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Historical Events In April - 20

Friday, 07 August 2020

1917  On April - 20 pravda (Lenin names Russia "Free land of world")  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  The Canadian Government calls up men from ages of 20 to 22 for military service on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  Manfred von Richthofen, aka The Red Baron, shoots down his 79th and 80th victims marking his final victories before his death the following day on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On April - 20 reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  On this day in history polish Army captures Vilno, Lithuania from Soviet Army  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On this day in history 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama & Mississippi on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On April - 20 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On this day in history john Paul Stevens, Illinois, 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- )  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Donald Gunn MacRae, sociologist on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1923  Tito Puente, Puerto Rico, bandleader (Dance Mania) on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On April - 20 gerhard Samuel, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history 29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Ill in 2:33:00.6  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history ernie Stautner, NFL tackle (Steelers)/WLAF head coach (Galaxy)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On this day in history first check sent by radio facsimile transmission across the Atlantic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  1st check sent by radio facsimile transmission across Atlantic on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On this day in history harriett Elizabeth Byrd, politician (Wyoming house of Reps)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  Karl Muller, Switzerland, superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987) on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On April - 20 the first Italian parliament made up completely from Mussolinis Fascists opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On April - 20 louis Armstrong recorded the classic, " When It’ s Sleepy Time Down South" , for Okeh Records  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On April - 20 35th Boston Marathon won by Jim Henigan of Mass in 2:46:45.8  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On this day in history giuseppe Peano, mathematician, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On April - 20 one of America’ s most beloved child stars made her debut. Shirley Temple debuted in " Stand Up and Cheer", which opened in New York City. Moviegoers would rave about her song and dance routine, " Baby, Take a Bow", for many years.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  Heinrich Himmler becomes inspector Prussian secret state police on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On April - 20 on the island of Formosa a 7.1 quake causes 3,280 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On this day in history "You're Hit Parade" begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On this day in history juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter, dies at 92  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On this day in history 40th Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:33:40.8  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On April - 20 new York World's Fair opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On this day in history ted Williams' first hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history the birth of Ryan O'Neal, American actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  100 German bombers attack Athens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0702  Jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765) was born on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1442  Edward IV, King (England, 1461-83) was born on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1494  On April - 20 birth of john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617) was born on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author was born on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1594  Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer was born on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654) was born on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  Charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704) was born on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1317  Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Death of Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1534  On this day in history elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1632  On this day in history death of nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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