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Historical Events In May - 20

Thursday, 19 September 2019

1926  On this day in history belgian Government of Jaspar takes power  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On May - 20 congress passes Air Commerce Act, licensing of pilots & planes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Railway Labor Act became law on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Thomas Edison says Americans prefer silent movies over talkies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Belgian govt of Jaspar takes power on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Dick Pougher, cricketer (17 & 3-26 in only Test for Engld 1892), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On this day in history at 7 40 AM, Lindbergh takes off from New York to cross Atlantic for Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On this day in history britain recognises the independence of Saudi Arabia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On this day in history charles Lindbergh takes off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, NY to begin his historic solo flight to Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  Saudi Arabia becomes independent of Great Britain (Treaty of Jedda) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1927  At 7:40 AM, Lindbergh takes off from NY to cross Atlantic for Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  At 7:40 AM, Lindbergh takes off from New York to cross Atlantic for Paris on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On May - 20 the first airplane catapulted from a dirigible, Charles Nicholson, pilot  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  University of California dedicates $1,500 to research on prevention & cure of athlete's foot on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On May - 20 1st airplane catapulted from a dirigible, Charles Nicholson, pilot  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland first woman fly solo across Atlantic on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland to begin her historic solo flight to Ireland on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Engelbert Dollfuss becomes chancellor of Austria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On this day in history amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland 1st woman fly solo across Atlantic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On this day in history ivans, [Jacob van Schevichaven], lawyer/detective writer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  "3 Little Fishies" by Kay Kyser hits #1 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  Pan Am begins regular transatlantic airmail and passenger service across the North Atlantic on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  The first regular transatlantic airmail service begins (NY to Marsseille France) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  "3 Little Fishies," by Kay Kyser hits #1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  Joe Carr, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39), dies at 59 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On May - 20 concentration camp is established at Auschwitz.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On May - 20 general Guderians tanks reach The Channel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Igor Sikorsky unveils his helicopter invention on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Gen Guderians tanks reach The Channel (British expeditionary army) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Amar Singh, cricketer (of pneumonia Indian pace bowler 1932-36), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Former Dutch PM Colijn says Netherlands Indies not ready for independence on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On May - 20 german soldiers invade Crete  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On May - 20 sgt. Alfred Clive HULME 23rd NZ Battalionwon the Victoria Cross for valor at various places in Greece  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Archer's "Christian Calendar & Gregorian Reform" published on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1315  Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  On May - 20 birth of henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  On this day in history birth of pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  On this day in history birth of hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On this day in history birth of melchior Bischoff, composer  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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0685  Death of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  On May - 20 death of john II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259)  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  Peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies on May - 20.  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  On this day in history christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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