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1961  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave approval for FM stereo broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On April - 20 jesse G Vincent engineer designed first V-12 engine, dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  New Orleans Citizens Co gives free 1-way ride to blacks to move North on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On April - 20 arthur Harmat, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  86% of black students boycott Cleveland schools on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history richard Wessell actor (Carney-Riverboat), dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Dick Wessel, dies of heart attack on 52nd birthday on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  US planes bomb Haiphong for first time during the Vietnam War on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On April - 20 uS Surveyor 3 lands on Moon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1968  Pierre Elliott Trudeau sworn-in as Canada's PM on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history marion Weeks, singer/actress, dies of stroke at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On April - 20 ken Harrelson just about quit major-league baseball this day. Harrelson was being traded from the Boston Red Sox, an American League contender, to the Cleveland Indians, a perennial American League non-contender  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Barbra Striesand records "We've Only Just Begun" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history uS Supreme Court upholds use of busing to achieve racial desegregation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history cecil Parker, actor (Court Jester, Operation Snafu), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Apollo 16's Young & Duke land on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history canadian ANIK A2 becomes first commercial satellite in orbit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history robert Armstrong, actor (Fall Guy, Exposed), dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On April - 20 agnes Moorehead actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On April - 20 paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Agnes Moorehead, actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies at 67 on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history george Harrison sings the lumberjack song with Monty Python  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On April - 20 a R Klemola discovers asteroid #2261  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On this day in history ottawa starts $41 million program to upgrade the East Coast fishery.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Supreme Court rules "Live Free or Die" may be covered on NH licenses on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On April - 20 woody Allen's film "Annie Hall" premiers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Bryan Foy, director/writer, dies at 80 on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Johnny Carson was said to be leaving "The Tonight Show". Newspapers around the country gave details about why the comedian and late-night host was said to be unhappy after 17 years on the show on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On this day in history peter Donald, host (Masquerade Party), dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Final performance of TV show "Soap" airs on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On April - 20 businessman Peter Pocklington held hostage in his home for almost 12 hours by a gunman demanding $1 million  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history andrew Sandham, cricketer (325 Eng 1930, 879 runs in 14 Tests), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0702  Jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1442  On this day in history birth of edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)  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  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 this day in history.  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  On April - 20 death of richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1314  On this day in history clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1317  On April - 20 agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Death of Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1534  Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on April - 20.  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  On April - 20 death of nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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