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Historical Events In December - 20

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1976  On this day in history richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chicago), dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  First Space walk made by G Grechko from Salyut on this day in history.  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  USSR formally announces death of Alexei Kosygin on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  On December - 20 "Dreamgirls" opens on Broadway  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On this day in history 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 December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1988  Animal rights terrorists fire-bomb Harrod's department store, London on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On this day in history nBC signs lease to stay in NYC, 33 more years  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  On this day in history uS troops invade Panama and oust Manuel Noriega, but don't catch him  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  Eduard Shevardnadze resigns as Soviet foreign minister on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Moses Gunn, actor (Shaft), dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  Dean Rusk, US Sect of State (1961-69), dies at 85 on December - 20.  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 this day in history john Henry Jacques, co-operative retailer, dies at 90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1997  On December - 20 dawn Steel, film maker (When Harry Met Sally), dies at 51  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2006  Somalia: Islamic Courts Union fighters begin attacking the government-held town of Baidoa on this day in history.  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 December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  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 on this day in history.  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 December - 20.  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 December - 20.  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  On this day in history uS House and Senate pass $1.5 trillion tax bill, the biggest tax overhaul for decades  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  European Commission triggers first step of its article 7 procedure issuing Poland with formal warning of risk to voting rights on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1494  Oronce Finé, French mathematician (d. 1555) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  On December - 20 birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  Paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer was born on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  On December - 20 birth of edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (d. 1612)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  John Fletcher, Elizabethan dramatist (Phylaster) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1594  On December - 20 birth of giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1606  Christoph Schultze, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1626  Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff, German statesman (d. 1692) was born on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In December - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  Death of Aulus Vitellius, Roman commandant of Rhine & 7th emperor, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0217  Death of Pope Zephyrinus on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0860  Death of King Ethelbald of Wessex on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0910  Alfonso III de Great, king of Asturias, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1022  On December - 20 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1494  On this day in history death of matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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