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Historical Events In December - 20

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1976  Richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chicago), dies at 74 on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  On December - 20 first Space walk made by G Grechko from Salyut  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  H.R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House chief of staff released from jail on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  On December - 20 uSSR formally announces death of Alexei Kosygin  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  "Dreamgirls" opens on Broadway on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On December - 20 artur Rubinstein, pianist (My Young Years), dies in Geneva at 95  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  PLO chairman Yasser Arafat and 4,000 loyalists evacuate Lebanon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On December - 20 33 unknown Bach keyboard works found in the Yale library  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On December - 20 white teenagers beat blacks in Howard Beach NY  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On this day in history worst peacetime shipping disaster, Dona Paz collides with Vector 1,749 confirmed deaths (probably closer to 3,000)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1988  Animal rights terrorists fire-bomb Harrod's department store, London on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  NBC signs lease to stay in NYC, 33 more years on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  Max Robinson, 1st black network (ABC) TV anchor, dies of AIDS at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  US troops invade Panama and oust Manuel Noriega, but don't catch him on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  On this day in history audrey Christie, actress (Splendor in the Grass), dies at 77  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On this day in history eduard Shevardnadze resigns as Soviet foreign minister  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On this day in history pentagon warns Saddam that US air power is ready to attack on 1/15  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On December - 20 soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze resigns  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Andries D Copier, Dutch glass designer (Guild glass), dies on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On December - 20 moses Gunn, actor (Shaft), dies at 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On December - 20 dean Rusk, US Sect of State (1961-69), dies at 85  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  On December - 20 nATO assumes peacekeeping duties in Bosnia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  On December - 20 john Henry Jacques, co-operative retailer, dies at 90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  Amata Kabua, Pres of Marshall Islands (1979-96), dies on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  On this day in history dawn Steel, film maker (When Harry Met Sally), dies at 51  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  205 New York City transit strike: New York City's Transport Workers Union Local 10 goes on strike for three days, shutting down all New York City Subway and Bus services on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2006  On this day in history somalia: Islamic Courts Union fighters begin attacking the government-held town of Baidoa.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  A group of activist Lakota Indians send a letter to the United States State Department declaring their secession from the Union on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  On December - 20 an earthquake of magnitude 6.6 ML hits the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand, causing one death and significant damage in the town of Gisborne.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  The painting Portrait of Suzanne Bloch (1904), by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, was stolen from the São Paulo Museum of Art, together with O Lavrador de Café [3], by the major Brazilian modernist painter Candido Portinari on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2012  Apple is denied a patent for mobile pinch-to-zoom gestures by the US patent authorities on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  Lady Gaga signs Las Vegas residency deal for $75m at MGM Park Theatre on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  US House and Senate pass $1.5 trillion tax bill, the biggest tax overhaul for decades on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  On December - 20 european Commission triggers first step of its article 7 procedure issuing Poland with formal warning of risk to voting rights  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1494  On this day in history birth of oronce Finé, French mathematician (d. 1555)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  King John III of Sweden (d. 1592) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  On December - 20 birth of paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (d. 1612) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  John Fletcher, Elizabethan dramatist (Phylaster) (baptized) was born on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1594  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1606  Christoph Schultze, composer was born on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1626  Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff, German statesman (d. 1692) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In December - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On this day in history death of aulus Vitellius, Roman commandant of Rhine & 7th emperor, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0217  Death of Pope Zephyrinus on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0860  On December - 20 death of king Ethelbald of Wessex  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0910  Alfonso III de Great, king of Asturias, dies on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1022  On this day in history death of elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1073  Domingo, Spanish monastery founder/abbot/saint, dies on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1355  Stefanus IX Uros IV Dusan, king (1331-46)/Serbia (1346-55), dies on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1494  Death of Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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