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Historical Events In April - 20

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1941  On this day in history barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer, dies in Buchenwald at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history braves manager Casey Stengel is struck by a taxi, fractures a leg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Hitler commits suicide after U.S. troops occupy Munich on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history soviet troops enter Berlin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history uS 7th army captured German city of Nuremberg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history cleveland Browns organization formed by Arthur "Mickey" McBride  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  The first baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On April - 20 1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1947  Comedian Fred Allen of " Allen’ s Alley" fame didn’ t find things so funny when censors cut him off the air during his radio broadcast on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On this day in history frederik IX becomes king of Denmark  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On this day in history christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47), dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Walter P Reuther UAW pres shot & wounded at his home in Detroit on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On April - 20 nYC hikes subway fare from 5 cents to 10 cents  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Dr. Arthur Compton of the University of Washington made a surprising statement in Boston, MA. He said,"College athletic coaches are responsible for the failure of efforts to reform sports and make sports an important part of education" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his first race, in Albany, California  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history the birth of Jessica Lange American actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Willie Shoemaker won his first race as a jockey aboard Shafter V at Golden Gate Fields in Albany, CA, not far from San Francisco on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  R C Cameron discovers asteroid #1575 Winifred on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Balt's Memorial Stadium opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51 on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On April - 20 erich Weinert, writer, dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  "Golden Apple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 125 performances on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 perfs on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Jaap Vranken, organist/composer (Stabat mater), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history john Kelley, the first American since 1945, wins the Boston Marathon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On April - 20 61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Conn in 2:20:05  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On April - 20 montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  "Desilu Playhouse" on CBS-TV presented a two-part show titled, "The Untouchables" starting this night. Robert Stack starred in the program and became a major television star when "The Untouchables" become a weekly network series in the fall of 1959 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Revolt in the South African country of Angola on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0702  On April - 20 birth of jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1442  Edward IV, King (England, 1461-83) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1494  John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister was born on this day in history.  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  On April - 20 birth of john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1633  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  On this day in history birth of charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1164  On this day in history victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies  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  On April - 20 clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1521  On April - 20 death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)  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  Death of Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  Death of Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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