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Historical Events In May - 20

Sunday, 16 February 2020

1926  On May - 20 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  On May - 20 railway Labor Act became law  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On this day in history thomas Edison says Americans prefer silent movies over talkies  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 May - 20 at 7 40 AM, Lindbergh takes off from New York to cross Atlantic for Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1927  On May - 20 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  On this day in history at 7:40 AM, Lindbergh takes off from NY to cross Atlantic for Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1930  University of California dedicates $1,500 to research on prevention & cure of athlete's foot on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1932  On May - 20 amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland first woman fly solo across Atlantic  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 May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland 1st woman fly solo across Atlantic on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  Ivans, [Jacob van Schevichaven], lawyer/detective writer, dies at 68 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1939  On this day in history pan Am begins regular transatlantic airmail and passenger service across the North Atlantic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  The first regular transatlantic airmail service begins (NY to Marsseille France) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On May - 20 "3 Little Fishies," by Kay Kyser hits #1  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  Concentration camp is established at Auschwitz on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On this day in history general Guderians tanks reach The Channel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On May - 20 igor Sikorsky unveils his helicopter invention  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Gen Guderians tanks reach The Channel (British expeditionary army) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Amar Singh, cricketer (of pneumonia Indian pace bowler 1932-36), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On May - 20 former Dutch PM Colijn says Netherlands Indies not ready for independence  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  German soldiers invade Crete on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1941  Archer's "Christian Calendar & Gregorian Reform" published on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1315  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  On May - 20 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  Melchior Bischoff, composer was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  On this day in history birth of paulo Bellasio, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656) was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0685  On this day in history death of king Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645)  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  On this day in history 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  On May - 20 henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1503  On this day in history 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 May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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