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Historical Events In May - 20

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

1910  On May - 20 funeral for Britain's King Edward VII  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  On May - 20 jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin, composer, dies at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On May - 20 edwin Boaler Alletson hits 189 in 90 minutes Notts vs Sussex  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On May - 20 edwin Boaler Alletson hits 189 in 90 mins Notts v Sussex  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Annie M G Schmidt, writer (Fam Doorsnee, Jip & Janneke) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  E M Grace, cricketer (one Test v Australia 1880, 36 & 0), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On this day in history joseph Proce, 3rd victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history 38th Preakness: James Butwell aboard Buskin wins in 1:53.4  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On May - 20 henry Cadbury Brown, architect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Bataafsche Petroleum begins oil extraction of Maracaibo on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1915  On May - 20 the birth of Moshe Dayan, Israeli military leader  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On May - 20 bataafsche Petroleum Me begins oil extraction of Maracaibo  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On May - 20 moshe Dayan, Israeli general/minister of Defense  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On May - 20 codell KS hit by tornado (also on same date in 1917 & 1918)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Saturday Evening Post cover features Norman Rockwell painting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Codell, Kansas hit by tornado (also on same date in 1917 & 1918) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Cornelie Coposu, politician on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  Turkish Government authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  Turkish govt authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On May - 20 enyss Djemil, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On this day in history the first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On May - 20 1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  Volcano Keluit on Java, erupts killing 550 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  George Gobel, Chicago Ill, comedian/TV personality (I Love My Wife) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  Jacob Verdam, philosopher, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Policemen raid the Cubs' bleachers & arrest 24 fans for gambling on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On this day in history betty Driver, actress (Penny Paradise)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On May - 20 john Harrison, British vice admiral/surgeon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On this day in history "Egypt" sinks off Ushant after colliding with "Seine" killing 90  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On May - 20 "Egypt" sinks off Ushant after colliding with "Seine," killing 90  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On May - 20 clifford Butler, vice chancellor (Loughborough Univ of Technology)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  On May - 20 stanley Baldwin, becomes PM of UK  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Edith Fellows, Boston, actress (Pennies From Heaven, City Streets) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist, dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 20

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1315  On May - 20 birth of bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  On May - 20 birth of pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  On May - 20 birth of hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On May - 20 birth of jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On May - 20 birth of salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 20

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0685  Death of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  Death of John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1449  On May - 20 peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1503  On May - 20 death of lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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