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Historical Events In April - 20

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1983  Soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history jerzy Andrezjewski, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Mabel Mercer, English/US singer (Fly me to the moon), dies at 84 on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Karyn Marshall of NYC lifted 303 lbs in a clean-and-jerk lift on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On April - 20 vladimir Horowitz performs in his Russian homeland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  "Starlight Express"posted the largest week’ s gross in Broadway history. The roller-skating musical earned $606,081 at the box office on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history rosa Mota wins the women's division of the Boston Marathon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Horst Sinderman, RDA 1st minister (1973-76), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1991  On this day in history raghib "Rocket" Ismael signs with Toronto Argonauts for $26.2 million  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Don[ald] Siegel, US director (Coogan's Bluff/Dirty Harry), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history 100th episode of "Murphy Brown" airs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Expo '92 opens in Seville Spain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history benny Hill, comedian (Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history cantinflas, [Mario Moreno], Mexican actor (Pepe), dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On this day in history jean Carmet, French actor (Merci la Vie, Le Sucre), dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history milovan Djilas, Yugoslavian politician (1945-54), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, bBC Executive, dies at 88 on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  "A bug's Life" is the first DVD to be transfered directly from the digital source making it the first 100 percent digital DVD on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  On April - 20 victims and shooters of the Columbine High School massacre  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2002  On April - 20 layne Staley, American grunge singer of Alice in Chains  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On April - 20 fifty six hurt as earthquake hits Fukuoka and Kasuga, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The earthquake measured a magnitude of 5.8 on the Richter scale.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  President Lucio Gutiérrez of Ecuador is said to have fled after Congress voted to sack him amid growing protests.2006 Iran announces a uranium enrichment deal with Russia, involving a joint uranium enrichment firm on Russian soil; nine days later Iran announces that it will not move all activity to Russia, thus leading to a de-facto termination of the deal on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  Iran announces a uranium enrichment deal with Russia, involving a joint uranium enrichment firm on Russian soil; nine days later Iran announces that it will not move all activity to Russia, thus leading to a de-facto termination of the deal on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2010  The Deepwater Horizon oil platform explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers. The resulting oil spill, one of the largest in history, spreads for several months, damaging the waters and the United States coastline, and prompting international debate and doubt about the practice and procedures of offshore drilling on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  On April - 20 plane crash near Islamabad, Pakistan, kills 127 people  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  193 people are killed and 11,826 are injured after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes Lushan County, China on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Terrorist attack on police van on Champs ÉlysĂ©es, Paris 1 police officer killed, 2 injured on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Mexican court bars sales of controversial Frida Kahlo Barbie doll on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Arsène Wenger announces he will leave London EPL club Arsenal after 22 years as manager on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Commonwealth countries decide Prince Charles will suceed Queen Elizabeth as the next head of the Commonwealth on April - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On April - 20 actress Allison Mack arrested on charges of sex trafficking in relation to sex cult NXIVM in New York  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  King Mswati III of Swaziland changes the name of Swaziland to eSwatini, or “land of the Swati” 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1494  On this day in history birth of john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  On this day in history birth of saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1594  Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1558  On this day in history death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)  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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