Historical Events In April - 20
Saturday, 28 March 2020
1961 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave approval for FM stereo broadcasting on April - 20.
1962 Jesse G Vincent engineer designed first V-12 engine, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history nASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m
1962 On this day in history new Orleans Citizens Co gives free 1-way ride to blacks to move North
1962 Arthur Harmat, composer, dies at 76 on April - 20.
1964 On April - 20 86% of black students boycott Cleveland schools
1965 Richard Wessell actor (Carney-Riverboat), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1965 Dick Wessel, dies of heart attack on 52nd birthday on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history uS planes bomb Haiphong for first time during the Vietnam War
1967 On this day in history uS Surveyor 3 lands on Moon
1968 Pierre Elliott Trudeau sworn-in as Canada's PM on April - 20.
1968 Marion Weeks, singer/actress, dies of stroke at 81 on April - 20.
1969 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 on April - 20.
1971 On April - 20 barbra Striesand records "We've Only Just Begun"
1971 US Supreme Court upholds use of busing to achieve racial desegregation on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history cecil Parker, actor (Court Jester, Operation Snafu), dies at 73
1972 On April - 20 apollo 16's Young & Duke land on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2
1973 On this day in history canadian ANIK A2 becomes first commercial satellite in orbit
1973 On April - 20 robert Armstrong, actor (Fall Guy, Exposed), dies at 82
1974 On this day in history agnes Moorehead actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies at 67
1974 Paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" on April - 20.
1974 On this day in history agnes Moorehead, actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies at 67
1976 George Harrison sings the lumberjack song with Monty Python on April - 20.
1977 On this day in history a R Klemola discovers asteroid #2261
1977 Ottawa starts $41 million program to upgrade the East Coast fishery on April - 20.
1977 On this day in history supreme Court rules "Live Free or Die" may be covered on NH licenses
1977 On April - 20 woody Allen's film "Annie Hall" premiers
1977 Bryan Foy, director/writer, dies at 80 on April - 20.
1979 On April - 20 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
1979 Peter Donald, host (Masquerade Party), dies at 60 on April - 20.
1981 Final performance of TV show "Soap" airs on this day in history.
1981 On April - 20 rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession
1982 On this day in history businessman Peter Pocklington held hostage in his home for almost 12 hours by a gunman demanding $1 million
1982 On this day in history andrew Sandham, cricketer (325 Eng 1930, 879 runs in 14 Tests), dies