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1905  On August - 20 duncan Macrae, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Casino Royale, Kidnapped)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  Alan Reed, NYC, actor (Mr Adams & Eve)/voice (Fred Flintstone) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On this day in history congo Free State becomes the Belgian Congo 1912 Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On this day in history congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On August - 20 alfonso Lopez, baseball player (AL Manager of the year 1959)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  Louis Varney, composer, dies at 64 on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  On this day in history albert Roberts, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 5 Tests 1932-37)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  On August - 20 uS supported opposition brings down Madriz in Nicaragua  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  On August - 20 eero Saarinen, Finnish/US architect (IBM Building, MIT Chapel)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  Arthur Coquard, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1911  Ronald Udell, England, production designer (Pinewood Studios) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  Philip Kapleau, founder (Rochester Zen Center in New Haven) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  On this day in history william Booth, English minister/founder (Leader des Heils), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  On August - 20 first pilot to parachute from a French aircraft  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  1st pilot to parachute from an aircraft (Adolphe Pégoud-France) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  Conrad Hermann Hubertius Maria Apollinaris Josten, jazz guitarist on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  German forces invade Brussels on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On this day in history german forces occupy Brussels, Belgium during WW I  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On August - 20 german General von Bulow executes 211 Belgians  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  Kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach (Olympic-gold-1936) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  Pius X, [Giuseppe M Sarto], Pope (1903-14), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  White Sox obtain Joe Jackson from Cleve in exchange for Robert Roth, Larry Chappell, Ed Klepfer, & $31,500 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  Paul Ehrlich, Germ geneologist (Chemotherapy, Nobel 1908), dies in 61 on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1917  JFW Adolf Ritter von Baeyer, German chemist (Nobel 1905), dies on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for a .505 avg) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  First US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  1st US coml radio, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit began daily broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  35th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats M Browne (46 64 62) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  Jack Wilson, cricket slow left-armer (Test for Australia 1956) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  1st world championship athletics for women, held in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  On this day in history london harbor strike ends  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1517  Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples (1571-75) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1526  Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1561  On this day in history birth of jacopo Peri, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1625  Thomas Corneille, French playwright was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  Louis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit preacher (d. 1704) was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1637  Cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1665  Bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed) was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1666  Alphonse d' Eve, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  Death of Mochta of Louth, disciple of St. Patrick on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0984  On this day in history john XIV, [Petrus Canepanova], Italian Pope (983-84), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1153  On this day in history bernard[us] van Clairvaux, French saint, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1384  On this day in history geert Great, [Gerardus Magnus], theologist (Getijdenboek), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  On August - 20 death of aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  Death of Miguel López de Legazpi, Spanish conquistador (b. 1502) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1580  Death of Jeronymo Osorio, Portuguese historian (b. 1506) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  On August - 20 death of valentin de Boulogne, French painter, buried at 38  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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